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The Dostoevsky Encyclopedia
One of the greatest writers of all time, Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) is best known for such masterpieces as "Crime and Punishment "and "The Brothers Karamazov." His works are widely read and studied today, and he has received much biographical and critical attention. Like many other writers of enduring literature, he engages timeless moral and theological issues. His ...more
Hardcover, 499 pages
Published June 30th 2004 by Greenwood Press
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I read this a few years when I was nothing short of addicted to Fyodor Dostoevsky. This book provides a thorough portrait of the man and his work. I learned a ton about his life and literature, and I really believe that a Dostoevsky biopic would be one heck of a movie--provided they cast Gary Oldman as Dostoevsky :). Honestly, Fyodor had easily the most depressing life out of any writer I've read about; his tragedies rival Poe's, who is pretty hard to outdo in the depressing biography ...more