|Front page of Demons, first edition, 1873 (Russian)|
|Published in English||1916|
|Preceded by||The Idiot|
Is Dostoevsky demons and devils the same?
Demons (pre-reform Russian: Бѣсы; post-reform Russian: Бесы, tr. Bésy; sometimes also called The Possessed or The Devils) is a novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, first published in the journal The Russian Messenger in 1871-72.
Who is the narrator in Dostoyevskys demons?
The chronicler-narrator of Dostoevsky’s Demons, Anton Lavrentievich G—v, seems like an inscrutable and oscillatory storyteller.
Why did Dostoevsky write demons?
He was horrified to hear of Ivanov’s murder by the Nechayevists, and vowed to write a political novel about what he called “the most important problem of our time.” Prior to this Dostoevsky had been working on a philosophical novel (entitled ‘The Life of a Great Sinner’) examining the psychological and moral
What is Dostoevsky’s first book?
Early career (1844–1849) – Dostoevsky completed his first novel, Poor Folk, in May 1845. His friend Dmitry Grigorovich, with whom he was sharing an apartment at the time, took the manuscript to the poet Nikolay Nekrasov, who in turn showed it to the renowned and influential literary critic Vissarion Belinsky.
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