Dr Sarah Hudspith
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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.
Highly recommended further reading:
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.
Recommended further reading:
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.
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.
Martinsen, D. (2001). ‘Shame and Punishment.’ Dostoevsky studies. ISSN: 1013-2309 5: 51-70.
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.
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. ISSN: 1013-2309 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.
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.
Jackson, R. L. (2004). A new word on The brothers Karamazov ISBN: 0810119498; 0810119501 (pbk : alk. paper) : No price. 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