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Camus: The Challenge of Dostoevsky Journal article by James S. Williams; Journal of European Studies, Vol. 28, 1998

Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics by Caryl Emerson, Gary Saul Morson; Stanford University Press, 1990 - Part I: Key Concepts and Periods - 1: Global Concepts: Prosaics, Unfinalizability, Dialogue - 2: The Shape of a Career - 3: The Disputed Texts - Part II: Problems of Authorship - 4: Metalinguistics: The Dialogue of Authorship - 5: Psychology: Authoring a Self - 6: Polyphony: Authoring a Hero - Part III: Theories of the Novel - 7: Theory of Genres - 8: Prosaics and the Language of the Novel - 9: The Chronotope - 10: Laughter and the Carnivalesque

Political Apocalypse: A Study of Dostoevsky's Grand Inquisitor by Ellis Sandoz; ISI Books, 2000 - Part One: Major Formative Factors: a Sketch - Chapter One: Roots of Russian Revolutionism - Chapter Two: Faith and the Nature of Man - Part Two: The Legend of the Grand Inquisitor - Chapter Three: The Legend as Political Apocalypse - Chapter Four: Leitmotifs - Chapter Five: The Temptation: Trial and Apocalypse - Chapter Six: Metaphysics of Rebellion - Chapter Seven: Philosophical Anthropology - Part Three: Conclusion - Chapter Eight: The Range of Politics - Chapter Nine: Conclusion: Dostoevsky's Political Theory - Epilogue: Philosophical Dimensions of Dostoevsky's Politics

Suicide as a Cultural Institution in Dostoevsky's Russia by Irina Paperno; Cornell University Press, 1997 - Introduction: The Symbolic Meanings of Suicide - 1: Suicide and Western Science: Man's Two Bodies - 2: Russian Views: Church, Law, and Science - 3: Suicide in the Russian Press - 4: Suicide Notes and Diaries - 5: Dostoevsky's Fiction: The Metaphysics of Suicide - 6: Diary of a Writer: Dostoevsky and His Reader - 7: Portrait of a Journalist: Albert Kovner

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The Philosopher

Mr. Possessed

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Notes from the Underground online

Crime & Punishment online

Dostovsky Today

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russian nihilism

N & Theology

'Devils' ('Besy'), also known in English as 'The Possessed' and 'The Demons' is the third of Dostoevsky's five major novels. It is at once a powerful political tract and a profound study of atheism, depicting the disarray which follows the appearance of a band of modish radicals in a small provincial town. Dostoevsky compares the radicals to the devils that drove the Gadarene swine over the precipice in his vision of a society possessed by demonic creatures that produce devastating delusions of rationality. The novel is full of buffoonery and grotesque comedy. The plot is loosely based on the details of a notorious case of political murder, but Dostoevsky weaves suicide, rape, and a multiplicity of scandals into a compelling story of political evil. Dostoevsky, by Magarshack, David

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Russian Church on Dostoevsky

Demons Translated by Richard Pevear Random House, Inc. 2000, 784 pages, cloth ISBN 0375411224

Brothers Karamazov is one of my favorite of Yul's film roles. His performance as Dimitri in the film adaptation of Dostoevsky's classic Russian novel is as close to perfect as it could be. Yul's scenes are the best in the film but all in all this is as good a film adaptation as could be produced during the 1950's. Even Mr. Star Trek himself, William Shatner, is fairly good in it as Alyosha. The biggest disappointment casting wise is Ivan, played by Richard Basehart (MST3K comes to mind!). But the father and Grushenkaya, played admirably by the German actress Maria Schell. Marilyn Monroe wanted the part but I don't think she would've had the earthiness required for the part.

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