dostoevski dostoevski  /ˌdɔ ˈstoʊv ski/


  • (n) Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821-1881)


  • A Neglected Aspect of Chapman

    T.S. Eliot It is difficult to know what the Elizabethans stood for, if for anything, or what they were trying to do. And in Chapman, for one, as in Donne for another, I seem to find an internal incoherence, as of an era of transition and decay. It is to illustrate this lack of unity that I wish to contrast Chapman with the mediaeval—Dante—and with the modern—Dostoevski—with both of whom he has ...
    on October 30, 2013     Source: New York Review of Books


  1. "It is one of the most complicated histories. It produced Dostoevski and Rachmaninoff. And then it produced Stalin and Lenin. It is such a strange combination. I could go on about this forever," Yelchin says.
    on Feb 21, 2008 By: Anton Yelchin Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Dostoevski was on to something," actor Giovanni Ribisi says. "You are the path you choose. You are what your vocation is."
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Giovanni Ribisi Source: Malaysia Star

  3. "Then, when he saw Johansson unconscious on the floor, his left leg quivering convulsively, he had quit hating him and had resolved never to hate again," AJ Liebling wrote in the New Yorker in 1963. "This was good Dostoevski, but not...
    on May 15, 2006 By: AJ Liebling Source: Wall Street Journal

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