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Notes From Underground : Norton Critical Edition - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Notes From Underground

Norton Critical Edition

Paperback Published: 5th July 2000
ISBN: 9780393976120
Number Of Pages: 272

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"Backgrounds and Sources" includes relevant writings by Dostoevsky, among them "Winter Notes on Summer Impressions," the author's account of a formative trip to the West. New to the Second Edition are excerpts from V. F. Odoevksy's "Russian Nights" and I. S. Turgenev's "Hamlet of Shchigrovsk District." In "Responses", Michael Katz links this seminal novel to the theme of the underground man in six famous works, two of them new to the Second Edition: an excerpt from M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin's The Swallows, Woody Allen's Notes from the Overfed, Robert Walser's The Child, an excerpt from Ralph Ellison's The Invisible Man, an excerpt from Yevgeny Zamyatin's We, and an excerpt from Jean-Paul Sartre's Erostratus. "Criticism" brings together eleven interpretations by both Russian and Western critics from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, two of them new to the Second Edition. Included are essays by Nikolai K. Mikhailovsky, Vasily Rozanov, Lev Shestov, M. M. Bakhtin, Ralph E. Matlaw, Victor Erlich, Robert Louis Jackson, Gary Saul Morson, Richard H. Weisberg, Joseph Frank, and Tzvetan Todorov. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included.

Preface to the Second Editionp. vii
Preface to the First Editionp. ix
A Brief Note on the Translationp. xi
The Text of Notes from Undergroundp. 1
Backgrounds and Sourcesp. 93
Selected Letters from Fyodor Dostoevsky to Mikhail Dostoevsky (1859-64)p. 95
[Socialism and Christianity]p. 98
from Winter Notes on Summer Impressionsp. 99
from Russian Nightsp. 101
from "Hamlet of Shchigrovsk District"p. 102
from What Is to Be Done?p. 104
Responsesp. 123
Parodyp. 125
from "The Swallows"p. 125
Notes from the Overfedp. 126
Imitation/Inspirationp. 130
The Childp. 130
from The Invisible Manp. 133
from Wep. 136
from "Erostratus"p. 137
Criticismp. 139
[Dostoevsky's Cruel Talent]p. 141
[Thought and Art in Notes from Underground]p. 145
[Dostoevsky and Nietzsche]p. 148
[Discourse in Dostoevsky]p. 152
Structure and Integration in Notes from the Undergroundp. 162
Notes on the Uses of Monologue in Artistic Prosep. 178
[Freedom in Notes from Underground]p. 186
[The Pun of Creativity; Double Determination]p. 195
The Formalistic Model: Notes from Undergroundp. 201
Notes from Undergroundp. 213
[The Symbolic Game]p. 250
Fyodor Dostoevsky: A Chronologyp. 255
Selected Bibliographyp. 257
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ISBN: 9780393976120
ISBN-10: 0393976122
Series: Norton Critical Editions
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 5th July 2000
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 13.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Revised

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