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ISBN-10: 0810115166

ISBN-13: 9780810115163

The crucial entries from Dostoevsky's entire Diary, known as his boldest scan in literary shape, are actually on hand during this abridged variation; it's a uniquely encyclopedic discussion board of fictional and nonfictional genres. A Writer's Diary all started as a column in a literary magazine, yet via 1876 Dostoevsky was once capable of convey it out as an entire per 30 days e-book with himself as an editor, writer, and sole contributor, postponing paintings on The Brothers Karamazov to do so.


The Diary's radical structure used to be matched via the intense variety of its contents. in one body it integrated an staggering number of fabric: brief tales; funny sketches; reviews on sensational crimes; historic predictions; pics of recognized humans; autobiographical items; and plans for tales, a few of which have been by no means written whereas others seemed later within the Diary itself. more than a few authorial and narrative voices and stances and an complex scheme of allusions and cross-references defend and current Dostoevsky's belief of his paintings as a literary whole.


Selected from the two-volume set, this abridged variation of A Writer's Diary looks in one paperback quantity, besides a brand new condensed creation by means of editor Gary Saul Morson.

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