Dostoevsky: The Mantle of the Prophet, 1871-1881 [5] 9780691209364

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Dostoevsky: The Mantle of the Prophet, 1871-1881 [5]
 9780691209364

Table of contents :
List of Illustrations ix

Preface xi

Transliteration and Texts xv

PART I: A NEW BEGINNING

Chapter1:Introduction 3

Chapter2:A Quiet Return 14

Chapter3:Grazhdanin: The Citizen 38

Chapter4:Narodnichestvo: Russian Populism 65

Chapter5:The Diary of a Writer, 1873: I 87

Chapter6:The Diary of a Writer, 1873: II 103

Chapter7:At Bad Ems 120

Chapter8:A Literary Proletarian 130

Chapter9:Notes for A Raw Youth 149

Chapter10:A Raw Youth: Dostoevsky’s Trojan Horse 171

PART II: A PERSONAL PERIODICAL

Chapter 11:A New Venture 199

Chapter 12:A Public Figure 215

Chapter 13:Intimations of Mortality 235

Chapter 14:The Diary of a Writer, 1876–1877 254

Chapter 15:Toward The Brothers Karamazov 282

Chapter 16:The Jewish Question 301

Chapter 17:Turgenev, Tolstoy, and Others 320

Chapter 18:Stories and Sketches 338

PART III: “WITH WORDS TO SEAR THE HEARTS OF MEN”

Chapter 19:Resurrection and Rebellion 361

Chapter 20:Man in the Middle 377

Chapter 21:A New Novel—and a Feuilleton 390

Chapter 22:The Great Debate 407

Chapter 23:Rebellion and the Grand Inquisitor 426

Chapter 24:A Last Visit 443

Chapter 25:An Impatient Reader 460

Chapter 26:Terror and Martial Law 475

Chapter 27:The Pushkin Festival 497

Chapter 28:Pushkin: Two Readings 514

Chapter 29:The Diary of a Writer, 1880 533

Chapter 30:Controversies and Conclusions 548

PART IV: THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV

Chapter 31:The Brothers Karamazov: Books 1–2 567

Chapter 32:The Brothers Karamazov: Books 3–4 588

Chapter 33:The Brothers Karamazov: Book 5 600

Chapter 34:The Brothers Karamazov: Book 6 621

Chapter 35:The Brothers Karamazov: Book 7 636

Chapter 36:The Brothers Karamazov: Books 8–9 646

Chapter 37:The Brothers Karamazov: Books 10–11 662

Chapter 38:The Brothers Karamazov: Book 12 684

PART V: DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION

Chapter 39:Notes for a Phantom Future 707

Chapter 40:A National Symbol 722

Chapter 41:Finale 740

Notes 757

Index 775

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