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Dostoevsky: The Major Fiction

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"Wasiolek illuminates Dostoevsky's creatures in a series of analyses, which are always lucid and often brilliantone traces the progress of Dostoevsky's intentions and beliefs, and appreciates once again the variety and subtlety with which he dramatizes the dark forces of the will that underlie our moral judgments."
-- Helen Muchnic, The New York Review of Books

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Paperback, 1st M.I.T. Press paperback edition, 269 pages
Published August 15th 1971 by The M.I.T. Press (first published 1965)
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Jesse
Sep 10, 2007 rated it really liked it
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I checked out a bunch of books on Dostoevsky from the library while I was reading Crime and Punishment and this one stood out boldly from the crowd. It's a slender tome but provocative enough to jar the Dost. reader out of any too-comfortable interpretive position and set the critical gears spinning.
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best pocket introduction to the major works I've ever found
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