Fedor Dostoevsky


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The great Russian novelist is ‘philosophical’ in the sense that his writings explore deep themes of psychology, politics, and religion. They are often cited as ‘existentialist’ in their general tendency, and are also important to literary theorists and critics interested in the polymorphous and diverse forms which literary production can take. See Bakhtin.

Subjects: Literature — Religion.

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