Dostoevsky: Language, Faith and Fiction
Master of Magdalene College University of Cambridge Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, Rowan Williams
Baylor University Press, 2008 - 290 psl.
Rowan Williams explores the intricacies of speech, fiction, metaphor, and iconography in the works of one of literature's most complex, and most complexly misunderstood, authors. Williams' investigation focuses on the four major novels of Dostoevsky's maturity (Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, Devils, and The Brothers Karamozov). He argues that understanding Dostoevsky's style and goals as a writer of fiction is inseparable from understanding his religious commitments. Any reader who enters the rich and insightful world of Williams' Dostoevsky will emerge a more thoughtful and appreciative reader for it.
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In allowing this time for the speech of characters to unfold , the novelist is in a relation to the persons of the narrative comparable to God's relation with humanity , a relation allowing man to The Last Word ? 137.
relation with humanity , a relation allowing man to reveal himself utterly ( in his immanent development ) , to judge himself , to refute himself . 32 The Dostoevskian writer's stance is in fact a glimpse , an analogical hint ...
Thus doubling or pairing works as a way of distinguishing in the narrative between relations that , by simply ... by way of Sonya's unself conscious ability to locate herself , despite her sinful status , in relation to the ...
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Densely written, Williams sometimes needs to trim his sentences from ten lines down to two or three to sustain clear meaning. It would be necessary, in order to do justice to his work however, to be ... Skaityti visą apžvalgą
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