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SLAV3104 Dostoevsky reading list

Fyodor Dostoevsky: Artist and Prophet, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Dr Sarah Hudspith
S.F.Hudspith@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Set Texts:

The editions below are preferred, but not compulsory.

Dostoevsky, F. (2015). Crime and punishment Trans. O. Ready. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Dostoevsky, F. (2008) ‘The Gambler’ in Notes from the underground ; and, the gambler. Trans. J. Kentish. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dostoevsky, F. (2008). ‘October 1876’, ‘November 1876. The Meek One: A Fantastic Story’, ‘December 1876’, in A writer's diary. Trans. K. Lantz. Evanston, IL. Northwestern University Press.

Dostoevsky, F. (2003). The brothers Karamazov : a novel in four parts and an epilogue Trans. D. McDuff. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

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Bakhtin, M. (1984). Problems of Dostoevsky's Poetics. Ed. and trans. C. Emerson. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Leatherbarrow, W. (2005). A devil's vaudeville : the demonic in Dostoevsky's major fiction. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Morson, G. S. (2008). ‘ Dostoevsky’s Great Experiment’ in F. Dostoevsky, A writer's diary. Trans. K. Lantz. Evanston, IL. Northwestern University Press.

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General

Frank, J. (1995). Dostoevsky : the miraculous years 1865-1871. London: Robson.

Frank, J. (2002). Dostoevsky : the mantle of the prophet, 1871-1881, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Holquist, M. (1977). Dostoevsky and the novel Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Hudspith, S. (2003). Dostoevsky and the idea of Russianness : a new perspective on unity and brotherhood. London: RoutledgeCurzon.

Jackson, R. L. (1981). The art of Dostoevsky : deliriums and nocturnes. Princeton, N.J: Princeton University Press.

Leatherbarrow, W. (2002). The Cambridge Companion to Dostoevskii. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Morson, G. S. (1981). The boundaries of genre : Dostoevsky's Diary of a writer and the traditions of literary utopia Austin, TX. University of Texas Press.

Peace, R. (1971). Dostoyevsky: an examination of the major novels. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Wasiolek, E. (1964). Dostoevsky : the major fiction. Cambridge, Mass: M.I.T.

Williams, R (2008). Dostoevsky : language, faith, and fiction. Waco, TX: Baylor University Press.

Crime and Punishment

Blake, E. (2006). ‘Sonya, silent no more: A response to the woman question in Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.’ The Slavic and East European journal. 50 (2): 252-71.

Gerigk, H-J. (2006). ‘Narrative technique as ‘maieutics’: Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. In S. J. Young and L. Milne (eds) Dostoevsky on the threshold of other worlds : essays in honour of Malcolm V. Jones. Ilkeston: Bramcote Press, 170-74. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Jones, M. V (1990). ‘ Crime and Punishment: driving other people crazy.’ In Dostoyevsky After Bakhtin: Readings in Dostoyevsky’s Fantastic Realism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Martinsen, D. (2001). ‘Shame and Punishment.’ Dostoevsky Studies 5: 51-70.  

The Gambler

Frank, J. (1995). ‘ The Gambler: A study in ethnopsychology.’ In E. C. Allen and G. S. Morson (eds), Freedom and responsibility in Russian literature : essays in honor of Robert Louis Jackson. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press. 69-85. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Love, J. (2004). ‘Narrative hesitation in The Gambler.’ Canadian Slavonic papers./Revue Canadienne des Slavistes 46 (3-4): 361-380. 

Rabinowitz, P. (2001). ‘A lot has built up: Omission and rhetorical realism in Dostoevsky’s The Gambler.’ Narrative. 9 (2): 203-209.

A Writer's Diary and The Meek One

Andersen, Z. (2000). ‘The concepts of domination and powerlessness in F. M. Dostoevsky’s “A Gentle Spirit.”’ Dostoevsky Studies 4: 53-60.  

Martinsen, D. (1997). ‘Dostoevsky’s Diary of a Writer: Journal of the 1870s.’ In D. Martinsen and R. Maguire (eds) Literary journals in imperial Russia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Morson, G. S. (1981). The boundaries of genre : Dostoevsky's Diary of a writer and the traditions of literary utopia. Austin, TX. University of Texas Press.

The Brothers Karamazov

Belknap, R. (1967). The structure of The brothers Karamazov, The Hague: Mouton.

Belknap, R. (1990). The genesis of The brothers Karamazov : the aesthetics, ideology, and psychology of text making, Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Hackel, S. (1983). ‘The religious dimension: vision or evasion? Zosima’s discourse in The Brothers Karamazov ’, in M. V. Jones and G. M. Terry (eds). New essays on Dostoyevsky. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 139-68. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Jackson, R. L. (2004). A New Word on The Brothers Karamazov. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Sutherland, S. (1977). Atheism and the rejection of God : contemporary philosophy and 'The Brothers Karamazov'. Oxford: Blackwell.

Thompson, D. O. (1991). The brothers Karamazov and the poetics of memory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

This list was last updated on 18/09/2017