Crime And Punishment A New Translation

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Liveright Publishing
ISBN: 1631490346
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A celebrated new translation of Dostoevsky’s masterpiece reveals the “social problems facing our own society” (Nation). Published to great acclaim and fierce controversy in 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment has left an indelible mark on global literature and on our modern world. Declared a PBS “Great American Read,” Michael Katz’s sparkling new translation gives new life to the story of Raskolnikov, an impoverished student who sees himself as extraordinary and therefore free to commit crimes—even murder—in a work that best embodies the existential dilemmas of man’s instinctual will to power. Embracing the complex linguistic blend inherent in modern literary Russian, Katz “revives the intensity Dostoevsky’s first readers experienced, and proves that Crime and Punishment still has the power to surprise and enthrall us” (Susan Reynolds). With its searing and unique portrayal of the labyrinthine universe of nineteenth-century St. Petersburg, this “rare Dostoevsky translation” (William Mills Todd III, Harvard) will captivate lovers of world literature for years to come.

Crime And Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198709706
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Crime and Punishment is the story of a murder committed on principle, of a killer who wishes to set himself outside and above society. It is marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experience, and yet there are moments of wild humour. This authoritative translation comes with a challenging new introduction and helpful annotation.

Crime And Punishment Fyodor Dostoevsky

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438113773
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Presents a series of critical essays discussing the structure, themes, and subject matter of Dostoevsky's novel of murder and guilt.

Crime And Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1442940107
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A remarkable masterpiece of Dostoevsky in the world of Russian's fiction. It captivates the crime and psychological tensions of life. It is a tragic tale of a protagonist Raskolnikov, who puts his philosophical theories to the trial of murder eventually. He is incapable to understand the feelings of love and commiseration because he regards himself as a pariah. Mesmerizing!

Dimensions Of Laughter In Crime And Punishment

Author: John Spiegel
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
ISBN: 9781575910376
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"Since human laughter served, in a sense, as Dostoevsky's model, the author pays some heed to the highly controversial subject of real-life laughter, along with the leading theories that seek to elucidate its causes and implications.".

Crime And Punishment Literary Touchstone Edition

Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher: Prestwick House Inc
ISBN: 1580493971
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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition? includes a glossary and reader?s notes to help the modern reader nderstand the turbulent and dynamic world of Dostoevsky?s St. Petersburg. When Raskolnikov, a young student, is driven to murder by desperate poverty and a belief in his own superiority, he is plunged into a dark hell of guilt and delirium. Set in the gloomy slums of St. Petersburg in the 1860s, this stark and gripping psychological tale describes a man?s search for redemption in the face of suffering and a society?s search for meaning in the chaos of a changing world.Shortly after returning from a decade-long exile in Siberia, Dostoevsky fled creditors only to end up living in destitution in Austria. Staying in a hotel he couldn?t afford, with barely enough money for tea, he composed this masterfully modern examination of a murderer's mind.

The Originals Crime And Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publisher: Om Books International
ISBN: 9352763165
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Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov, a brilliant yet conflicted student lives in a rented room of a run-down apartment in St. Petersburg. Extremely handsome, proud, and intelligent, Raskolnikov devises a peculiar theory about “intelligent” men being above law. To execute his theory, he contemplates committing a crime. He murders a cynical and an unscrupulous pawnbroker named Alyona Ivanovna and her sister Lizaveta. The act compels Raskolnikov to negotiate and reconcile with his own moral dilemmas. Fyodor Dostoevsky’s incisive psychological analysis of his protagonist goes beyond Raskolnikov’s criminal act, and covers his perilous journey from suffering to redemption. First published in The Russian Messenger in monthly instalments during 1866, Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky’s second novel following his return from exile in Siberia, is a powerful revelation of the human condition. Is crime acceptable in the pursuit of a higher purpose?

Ancient Greece Crime And Punishment

Author: Richard Dargie
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756520847
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Describes the various kinds of punishment, including exile and execution, that were given for such crimes as theft, assault, impiety, and murder in ancient Greece.

Profane Challenge And Orthodox Response In Dostoevsky S Crime And Punishment

Author: Janet G. Tucker
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9042024941
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Profane Challenge and Orthodox Response in Dostoevsky¿s Crime and Punishment presents for the first time an examination of this great novel as a work aimed at winning back ¿target readers¿, young contemporary radicals, from Utilitarianism, nihilism, and Utopian Socialism. Dostoevsky framed the battle in the context of the Orthodox Church and oral tradition versus the West. He relied on knowledge of the Gospels as text received orally, forcing readers to react emotionally, not rationally, and thus undermining the very basis of his opponents¿ arguments. Dostoevsky saves Raskol¿nikov, underscoring the inadequacy of rational thought and reminding his readers of a heritage discarded at their peril. This volume should be of special interest to secondary and university students, as well as to readers interested in literature, particularly, in Russian literature, and Dostoevsky. Janet Tucker is Professor of Russian Language and Literature at the University of Arkansas. She is the author of Innokentij Annenskij and the Acmeist Doctrine and Revolution Betrayed: Jurij Ole¿a¿s Envy. She is also the editor of Against the Grain: Parody, Satire and Intertextuality in Russian Literature. In addition, she has contributed chapters in books, with pieces on Nikolai Gogol, Jurij Ole¿a and Isaak Babel. Her articles include a study of Aleksandr Pushkin¿s Eugene Onegin, an essay on Varlam Shalamov, and a recent article plus a book chapter on Nikolai Gogol.