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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Novelist, Journalist (30-Oct-1821 — 28-Jan-1881)


Mikhail Bakhtin. Translated by Caryl Emerson (Original 1929). Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics. University of Minnesota Press. 1984. 333pp.

Harold Bloom. Fyodor Dostoevsky: Comprehensive Biography and Critical Analysis. Chelsea House. 2005. 158pp.

E. H. Carr. Dostoevsky (1821-1881): A New Biography. London: George Allen & Unwin. 1931. 331pp.

Joseph Frank. Dostoevsky: The Seeds of Revolt, 1821-1849. Princeton University Press. 1979. 424pp.

Joseph Frank. Dostoevsky: The Miraculous Years, 1865-1871. Princeton University Press. 1996. 539pp.

Joseph Frank. Dostoevsky: The Stir of Liberation, 1860-1865. Princeton University Press. 1988. 416pp.

Roman Katsman. The Time of Cruel Miracles: Mythopoesis in Dostoevsky and Agnon. Peter Lang. 2002. 236pp.


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  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.433)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.73)

  9. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.233-36)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.285)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.153)

  12. Slavonic Encyclopedia (p.235)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.70)

  14. Legends in Their Own Time (p.70)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.34)

  16. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.127)

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