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By Nancy Ruttenburg

ISBN-10: 0691136149

ISBN-13: 9780691136141

ISBN-10: 0691146640

ISBN-13: 9780691146645

Dostoevsky's Democracy deals an immense reinterpretation of the existence and paintings of the nice Russian author by way of heavily reexamining the an important transitional interval among the early works of the 1840s and the $64000 novels of the 1860s. Sentenced to demise in 1849 for utopian socialist political job, the 28-year-old Dostoevsky was once subjected to a ridicule execution after which exiled to Siberia for a decade, together with 4 years in a pressured hard work camp, the place he skilled a hindrance of trust. it's been influentially argued that the results of this challenge was once a conversion to Russian Orthodoxy and reactionary politics. yet Dostoevsky's Democracy demanding situations this view via a detailed research of Dostoevsky's Siberian decade and its most vital paintings, the autobiographical novel Notes from the home of the Dead (1861). Nancy Ruttenburg argues that Dostoevsky's drawback was once trigger through his come upon with universal Russians within the exertions camp, an event that ended in an excessive inventive meditation on what he could name Russian "democratism." through tracing the results of this problem, Dostoevsky's Democracy offers a brand new figuring out of Dostoevsky's aesthetic and political improvement and his function in shaping Russian modernity itself, particularly on the subject of the preeminent political occasion of his time, peasant emancipation.

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