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Fyodor Dostoevsky. Portrait by Vasily Perov, 1872

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (Roushie: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский, Fëdor Mihajlovič Dostoevskij, sometimes transliteratit Dostoyevsky Aboot this soond listen ) (November 11,1821 (October 30, auld style) – February 9,1881 (January 28,auld style) wis a Roushie writer. Mony fowk see him as ane o the greatest o Roushie writers. His works have had a big effect on twentieth-century fiction. Very often, he wrote aboot characters who bide in pair conditions. Those characters are sometimes in extreme states o mind. They might show baith a strange grasp o human psychology as well as guid analyses o the poleetical, social an speeritual states o Roushie o Dostoevsky's time. Mony o his best-kent works are prophetic. He is sometimes considered tae be a foonder o existentialism, maist frequently for Notes frae Unnerground, which has been described bi Walter Kaufmann as the best overture for existentialism ever written. He is also famous for writin The Brothers Karamazov, which mony critics have suggested ane o the best novels ever written.[citation needit]

Leet o warks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Novels[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1846 - Bednye lyudi (Бедные люди); English translation: Poor Folk
  • 1846 - Dvojnik (Двойник. Петербургская поэма); English translation: The Double: A Petersburg Poem
  • 1849 - Netochka Nezvanova (Неточка Незванова); a proper feminine name, English transliteration: Netochka Nezvanova (Unfinished)
  • 1859 - Dyadushkin son (Дядюшкин сон); English translation: The Uncle's Dream
  • 1859 - Selo Steanchikovo i ego obitateli (Село Степанчиково и его обитатели); English translation: The Village of Stepanchikovo
  • 1861 - Unizhennye i oskorblennye (Униженные и оскорбленные); English translation: The Insulted and Humiliated
  • 1862 - Zapiski iz mertvogo doma (Записки из мертвого дома); English translation: The House of the Dead
  • 1864 - Zapiski iz podpolya (Записки из подполья); English translation: Notes from Underground
  • 1866 - Prestuplenie i nakazanie (Преступление и наказание); English translation: Crime and Punishment
  • 1867 - Igrok (Игрок); English translation: The Gambler
  • 1869 - Idiot (Идиот); English translation: The Idiot
  • 1870 - Vechnyj muzh (Вечный муж); English translation: The Eternal Husband
  • 1872 - Besy (Бесы); English translations: The Possessed; The Devils; Demons
  • 1875 - Podrostok (Подросток); English translation: The Raw Youth
  • 1881 - Brat'ya Karamazovy (Братья Карамазовы); English translation: The Brothers Karamazov

Novellas and short stories[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1846 - Gospodin Prokharchin (Господин Прохарчин); English translation: Mr. Prokharchin
  • 1847 - Roman v devyati pis'mah (Роман в девяти письмах); English translation: Novel in Nine Letters
  • 1847 - Hozyajka (Хозяйка); English translation: The Landlady
  • 1848 - Polzunkov (Ползунков); English translation: Polzunkov
  • 1848 - Slaboe serdze (Слабое сердце); English translation: A Weak Heart
  • 1848 - Chestnyj vor (Честный вор); English translation:) An Honest Thief
  • 1848 - Elka i svad'ba (Елка и свадьба); English translation: A Christmas Tree and a Wedding
  • 1848 - Chuzhaya zhena i muzh pod krovat'yu (Чужая жена и муж под кроватью); English translation: The Jealous Husband
  • 1848 - Belye nochi (Белые ночи); English translation: White Nights
  • 1849 - Malen'kij geroj (Маленький герой); English translation: A Little Hero
  • 1862 - Skvernyj anekdot (Скверный анекдот); English translation: A Nasty Story
  • 1865 - Krokodil (Крокодил); English translation: The Crocodile
  • 1873 - Bobok (Бобок); English translation: Bobok
  • 1876 - Krotkaja (Кроткая); English translation: A Gentle Creature
  • 1876 - Muzhik Marej (Мужик Марей); English translation: The Peasant Marey
  • 1876 - Mal'chik u Hrista na elke (Мальчик у Христа на ёлке); English translation: The Heavenly Christmas Tree
  • 1877 - Son smeshnogo cheloveka (Сон смешного человека); English translation: The Dream of a Ridiculous Man

The last five stories (1873-1877) are included in A Writer's Diary.

Non-fiction[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fremmit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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