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There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "dostoyevsky".

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1. Centuries of Slush

Russia thaws. People have thoughts. Not always good ones.

Tags: dostoyevsky, literature, history, spring, weather, thaw
2. Crime and Punishment

W.W. Norton has released a new translation, by Michael Katz, of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel. We excerpt here the novel’s opening.

Tags: crime, st. petersburg, dostoyevsky
3. Travel Notes

Things worth knowing on the travel front.

Tags: dostoyevsky, visas, Russian Far East
4. Peter the Great, Emperor of All Russia

What do you have to do as Russian tsar to be remembered as "Great"? You can start by reforming the government, social structure, customs, language, and, well, everything else.

Tags: peter the great, st. petersburg, russia, history, reform, traditions, literature, dostoyevsky
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
5. April Fool's Day, Russia Style!

In honor of April Fool’s Day, we present you with jokes, mishaps, and fun times all around.

Tags: dostoyevsky
By Irina Bukharin
6. Russia's Greatest Crime Novel

When you set out to write a murder mystery in Russian – or even in another language, but set in Russia – you should be mindful that you are following in the footsteps the greatest Russian crime fiction writer of all times, Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Tags: dostoyevsky, fiction, novel
By Alexei Bayer
7. Happy Birthday Nikosha Gogol!

Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol is one of Russia's greatest and yet least appreciated writers. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, author of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov and other classics, said that "we all came out of Gogol's Overcoat." What he meant is that Gogol was completely unlike any Russian writer who preceded him, and that all Russian literature that followed was indebted to him.

Tags: gogol, literature, nabokov, dostoyevsky
By Paul E. Richardson

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