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"Crime and Punishment" by means of Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by way of Constance Garnett. released through smooth Library/Random condominium.

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Magarshack, David, Dostoevsky (New York, 1963). Meier-Graefe, Julius, Dostoevsky, The Man and His Work, translated from the German (New York, 1928). Merezhkovski, D. , Tolstoi as Man and Artist, with an Essay on Dostoevsky, translated from the Russian (New York, 1902). Murry, J. , Fyodor Dostoevsky, A Critical Study (Boston, 1924). Payne, Robert, Dostoevsky: A Human Portrait (New York, 1961). Seduro, Vladimir, Dostoevsky in Russian Literary Criticism (New York, 1957). , Dostoevski, The Making of a Novelist (New York, 1940).

Dostoevsky’s novels... leap out of their historical situation and confront us as if they had not yet spoken their final word,” said award-winning Russian translator Richard Pevear. ” Introduction by Ernest J. Simmons The twenty-four-year-old Dostoevsky, his head in a whirl, had just left the house of the famous critic, Vissarion Belinsky, a man whose favorable opinion any young author would have prized in the Russia of those days. He had been listening to Belinsky’s praise of the manuscript of his first story, Poor Folk.

His garret was under the roof of a high, five-storied house and was more like a cupboard than a room. The landlady who provided him with garret, dinners, and attendance, lived on the floor below, and every time he went out he was obliged to pass her kitchen, the door of which invariably stood open. And each time he passed, the young man had a sick, frightened feeling, which made him scowl and feel ashamed. He was hopelessly in debt to his landlady, and was afraid of meeting her. This was not because he was cowardly and abject, quite the contrary; but for some time past he had been in an overstrained irritable condition, verging on hypochondria.

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