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Notes from Underground (Vintage Classics)

Notes from Underground (Vintage Classics)
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  • Author:Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • Creators:Richard PevearLarissa Volokhonsky
  • Publisher:Vintage
  • Category:Book
  • List Price: $12.95
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  • Seller:STUDENT_FORTUNE
  • Sales Rank:25,004
  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
  • Number Of Items:1
  • Edition:Reprint
  • Pages:160
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
  • Dimensions (in):8.1 x 5.2 x 0.4
  • Publication Date:August 30, 1994
  • ISBN:067973452X
  • EAN:9780679734529
  • ASIN:067973452X
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Features:
  • russian
  • dostoevsky
  • translation
  • fiction
  • literature


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Synopsis

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 One of the most remarkable characters in literature, the unnamed narrator is a former official who has defiantly withdrawn into an underground existence.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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