White Nights and Other Stories

White Nights and Other Stories

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From the author of Crime and Punishment comes this remarkable collection of short fiction. A selection of ten compelling tales, steeped in Dostoyevsky's characteristic themes of spiritual torment and psychological struggle, evoke life in Czarist Russia. Featured stories include "The Dream of a Ridiculous Man," "Bobok," "An Honest Thief," "An Unpleasant Predicament," "Another Man's Wife," "The Peasant Marey," "The Crocodile," "A Faint Heart," "A Christmas Tree and a Wedding," and the title work. Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) created powerful depictions of the human condition that led to significant developments in twentieth-century thought, including psychoanalysis and existentialism. His influence resonates in the works of latter-day authors such as Proust, Faulkner, Hemingway, and Kafka. This collection of his short stories offers thought-provoking glimpses into the Russian author's moving portrayals of the conflict between flesh and spirit.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 132 x 209 x 14mm | 195g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0486469484
  • 9780486469485
  • 86,129

Table of contents

An Honest ThiefAn Unpleasant PredicamentAnother Man's WifeThe Peasant MareyThe CrocodileBobokThe Dream of a Ridiculous ManWhite NightsA Christmas Tree and a WeddingA Faint Heart
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About Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-81) created powerful depictions of the human condition that led to significant developments in 20th-century thought, including psychoanalysis and existentialism. His influence resonates in the works of latter-day authors such as Proust, Faulkner, Hemingway, and Kafka.
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