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techniques and functions of humour in the fiction of Dostoevsky

Helen Frances Mary Kerr

techniques and functions of humour in the fiction of Dostoevsky

by Helen Frances Mary Kerr

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Published by s.n.] in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, -- 1821-1881 -- Humor,
  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, -- 1821-1881 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 leaves.
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21115430M

    Fyodor Mikhailevich Dostoevsky, Russia’s greatest novelist, was born in Moscow’s Hospital for the Poor on 30th October, , as the second of 7 children of Maria Dostoevsky and Mikhail Andreevich. His parents had remarkably different characters. His family being very religious, made Dostoevsky lead a deeply religious life. The bibliography of Fyodor Dostoyevsky () comprises novels, novellas, short stories, essays and other literary works. Raised by a literate family, Dostoyevsky discovered literature at an early age, beginning when his mother introduced the Bible to him. Nannies near the hospitals—in the grounds of which he was raised—introduced Dostoyevsky to fairy tales, legends and sagas.

    Dostoevsky saw in his time the malaise that follows the ascension of the autonomous self, now running rampant in the early twenty-first century. Suicide reveals the spiritual maladies that beset this age, and while the social sciences claim sovereignty over it, Percy, like Dostoevsky, sees suicide as standing beyond whatever social science. Dostoevsky: The Short Fiction Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for Dostoevsky: The Short Fiction is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.. Ask Your Own Question.

    Dostoevsky has a reputation for being one of the most singularly morose and relentlessly depressing writers in all of literature, but one should not take that to mean he is completely without humor. It may not be his greatest virtue, but he proves on more than few occasions that he can create an image out of metaphor that does prove he was not.   A new translation of Dostoevsky's epic masterpiece, Crime and Punishment ). The impoverished student Raskolnikov decides to free himself from debt by killing an old moneylender, an act he sees as elevating himself above conventional morality.


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Techniques and functions of humour in the fiction of Dostoevsky by Helen Frances Mary Kerr Download PDF EPUB FB2

After an introduction which addresses the problem of humor in Dostoevsky's works and discusses previous approaches to it -- especially those of M.

Baxtin and R. Hingley -- this study devotes a separate chapter to each of Dostoevsky's five major novels: Crime and Punishment(), The Idiot (), The Demons (), The Adolescent (), and The Brothers Karamazov (). The themes in the writings of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which encompass novels, novellas, short stories, essays, epistolary novels, poetry, spy fiction and suspense, include suicide, poverty, human manipulation and ous themes are found throughout his works, especially after his release from prison in Humor in the major novels of F.M.

Dostoevsky. Columbus, Ohio: Slavica Publishers, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fiodor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski; Fyodor Dostoyevsky; Fëdor Michajlovič Dostoevskij; A Andrae; Fedor M Dostoevskij; Fyodor Dostoyevsky: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Busch.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky has books on Goodreads with ratings. Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s most popular book is Crime and Punishment. The best way to get acquainted with Dostoyevsky is by reading Crime and of the best-known books by the author, as well as a must-read for all Russian kids at school, this one is truly a classic.

Fyodor Dostoevsky [or Dostoyevsky] () was a Russian author of novels, short stories and essays, in addition to being a journalist and philosopher.

His works explore the psychology of 19th-century Russian society. Fyodor Dostoevsky was born in Moscow and read fairy tales and legends both by Russian and non-Russian authors. The best fantasy and science fiction that is humorous in tone or plot.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Dostoevsky usually associates the physical with the base. (Compare fleshy old Fyodor Karamazov with his ethereal son Alyosha.) In his writings illness often brings insight, while Tolstoy mostly (though not always) prefers healthy states to unhealthy ones.

Dostoevsky’s fiction aims at the revelation of character to the fullest extent possible. Is there a wrong book to start reading Dostoyevsky. I personally love The Idiot but I also find so much that is compelling in The Brothers Karmazov and The House of the Dead.

For anyone interested in the craft of fiction, I think Crime and Pun. Best Humorous Non-Fiction Tags: funny, humor, humorous, laugh, non-fiction, nonfiction. 65 likes Like. Lists are re-scored approximately every 5 minutes.

Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Books shelved as humorous-fiction: Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist and short-story writer whose psychological penetration into the darkest recesses of the human heart, together with his unsurpassed moments of illumination, had an immense influence on 20th-century fiction.

Learn more about Dostoyevsky’s life and works in this article. Listopia > Humor Book Lists. Best Humorous Books. 3, books — 7, voters Humorous Romance Books. 2, books — 6, voters Funny as Hell. Humorous Memoirs and Non-Fiction.

books — 1, voters I Honestly LOL'd. books — 1, voters Best Humorous Historical Romances. books — 1, voters. Bulletin - International Dostoevsky Society. PG Z6 I52 International Dostoevsky Society. Busch, Robert L. Humor in the major novels of F.M.

Dostoevsky PGZ7 H85 Slavica Publishers, c This book thoroughly examines the humor is several of Dostoevsky. Among Dostoevsky’s prototypical characters is Yemelyan in The Honest Thief, whose tragedy turns on an inability to resist crime.

Presented in chronological order, in David Magarshack’s celebrated translation, this is the definitive edition of Dostoevsky’s best stories. In Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novel, a former student named Raskolnikov plans and perpetrates a savage murder in order to test his theory that he is an extraordinary man.

Which Dostoevsky book should I read first. I want the next book I read to be by Dostoevsky, I'm just not sure which one I should pick up first. Currently I'm torn between picking up The Brothers Karamazov or The Idiot, but I'm open to other suggestions.

- Explore caitiej's board "dostoevsky quotes" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Dostoevsky quotes, Dostoyevsky, Quotes pins. Fyodor Dostoevsky () was born in Moscow, as the second son of a staff doctor at the Hospital for the Poor - later he acquired an estate and serfs.

Dostoevsky was educated at home and at a private school. Shortly after the death of his mother inhe was sent to St. Petersburg, where he entered the Army Engineering College.

A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts. Dostoevsky's first published novel and contains the seeds of ideas and later characters.

This novel represents the Russian step forward from the firmly established genre. The format of this novel laid the foundation for his later novella, Notes from Underground. The roots of Dostoevsky’s and Turgenev’s psychological sketches are found. Literature & Fiction › History & Criticism Humor in the Major Novels of F.M.

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