dostoevsky dostoevsky  /ˌdɔ ˈstoʊv ski/

Definition(s):

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

News

  • “Crime and Punishment” in Boston

    Another instance of life imitating art: Tsarnaev's story mirrors that of Dostoevsky's existential antihero
    on July 5, 2013     Source: Salon.com

Quotes

  1. "I wouldn't be surprised if, in 10 or 20 years, video games are creating fictional universes which are every bit as complex as the world of fiction of Dickens or Dostoevsky," said Jay Parini, a writer who teaches English at Middlebury College.
    on Oct 5, 2008 By: Jay Parini Source: New York Times

  2. "It will be my honour to present to you another studio album, full of Paris, disastrous affairs, meditations on struggle, moments of clarity and maybe even a nod to Dostoevsky," Slean writes in a message to fans on her website.
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Sarah Slean Source: Canada.com

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