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Dostoevsky:
The Miraculous Years, 1865-1871
Joseph Frank

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

List of Illustrations ix
Preface xi
Transliteration and Texts xv
PART I: SOME "STRANGE, 'UNFINISHED' IDEAS"
Chapter 1: Introduction 3
Chapter 2: "The Unhappiest of Mortals" 9
Chapter 3: Khlestakov in Wiesbaden 25
Chapter 4: "Our Poor Little Defenseless Boys and Girls" 42
Chapter 5: The Sources of Crime and Punishment 60
Chapter 6: From Novella to Novel 80
Chapter 7: A Reading of Crime and Punishment 96
PART II: REMARRIAGE
Chapter 8: "A Little Diamond" 151
Chapter 9: The Gambler 170
Chapter 10: Escape and Exile 184
Chapter 11: Turgenev and Baden-Baden 204
Chapter 12: Geneva: Life among the Exiles 223
PART III: A RUSSIAN IDEAL
Chapter 13: In Search of a Novel 241
Chapter 14: "A Perfectly Beautiful Man" 256
Chapter 15: An Inconsolable Father 276
Chapter 16: Across the Alps 294
Chapter 17: The Idiot 316
Chapter 18: Historical Visions 342
PART IV: THE PAMPHLET AND THE POEM
Chapter 19: The Life of a Great Sinner 365
Chapter 20: The Eternal Husband 382
Chapter 21: Fathers, Sons, and Stavrogin 396
Chapter 22: Exile's Return 413
Chapter 23: History and Myth in The Devils: I 435
Chapter 24: History and Myth in The Devils: ii 453
Chapter 25: The Book of the Impostors 472
Chapter 26: Conclusion 499
Abbreviations 503
Notes 505
Index 517

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