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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)Dostoevsky's most revolutionary novel, "Notes from Underground" marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each century embodied. One of the most remarkable characters in literature, the unnamed narrator is a former official who has defiantly withdrawn into an underground existence. In full retreat from society, he scrawls a passionate, obsessive, self-contradictory narrative that serves as a devastating attack on social utopianism and an assertion of man's essentially irrational nature.Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, whose Dostoevsky translations have become the standard, give us a brilliantly faithful edition of this classic novel, conveying all the tragedy and tormented comedy of the original.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307784643
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Translator:
Pevear, Richard
Translator:
Volokhonsky, Larissa
Author:
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Publication Date:
20110112
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
160

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