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There are 19 item(s) tagged with the keyword "dostoyevsky".

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1. Sinners, Saints and Pilgrims

Revies of a book on one of the true-crime sources for Crime and Punishment, and a collection of Teffi's stories.

Tags: dostoyevsky, teffi
2. The Gambler Wife

An excerpt from the new book, The Gambler Wife, a glimpse into the life and motivations of Dostoyevsky's very successful wife.

Tags: biography, literature, dostoyevsky
3. Fyodor in Florence

Florence, Italy, is joining in on the Dostoyevsky anniversary fun.

Tags: russian literature, tolstoy, statue, ambassador, italy, florence, dostoyevsky
4. Dostoyevsky's Brilliant Wife Anna

In which we learn about the strong-willed and brilliant Anna Dostoyevskaya, the wife of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Tags: feminism, literature, author, history, book, dostoyevsky, anna dostoyevskaya
5. I Know Why Dostoyevsky Is Emotionally Overwhelming

Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novels may be so psychologically complex for a reason you might not expect.

Tags: trauma, mental health, writers, biography, 200th, novel, dostoyevsky
6. Murmurating, Toothless Sherlock Holmes, and "Own Goal"

In this week's Odder News, starling flocks are stunning, Dostoyevsky was a weird guy, and Team Russia bought Team Croatia a ticket to the next World Cup.

Tags: slang, birds, hockey, World Cup, soccer, dostoyevsky
7. A Not-Comprehensive List of Dostoyevsky 200th Events

A thoroughly incomplete list of ways to scratch your Dostoyevsky itch ahead of his 200th birthday.

Tags: anniversaries, museums, dostoyevsky, North America, st. petersburg, Moscow
8. Dreadful Terror

Dostoyevsky’s chance visit to a museum led to a chilling, life-changing encounter with an artist long dead, but whose work was very much alive. It would make an appearance in the writer’s next novel. 

Tags: switzerland, literature, idiot, dostoyevsky
9. Is Dostoyevsky Still Alive?

On the occasion of Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky’s 200th anniversary, we visit his adopted city to consider the imprint he left behind.

Tags: st. petersburg, literature, dostoyevsky
10. At Home with Dostoyevsky

If, for some reason, you ever find yourself in the small town of Staraya Russa, be sure to check out Dostoyevsky's summer house.

Tags: literature, museums, history, dostoyevsky

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