Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoevsky
Richard Pevear (Translator)

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New footnotes have been added, based on discoveries by the leading Soviet Dostoevsky scholar, Sergei Belov. \”Backgrounds and Sources\”, highly praised in the Second Edition, remains unaltered. Included are a detailed map of nineteenth-century St. Petersburg, selections from Dostoevsky’s notebooks and letters, and a crucial passage from an early draft of his novel. Noteworthy among the several new \”Essays in Criticism\” are a little-known but important passage by Leo Tolstoy on Raskolnikov; an essay by Sergei Belov; observations by the Russian literary theoretician and scholar Mikhail Bakhtin; and an essay by the Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz. A Chronology of Dostoevsky’s Life and a Selected Bibliography are also included.

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ISBN – 9780679734505
Publisher – Knopf Doubleday Publishing Gro
Format – Paperback
Publication Date – 02/03/1993
Dimensions – 203mm X 132mm
Categories – General Fiction

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