By Diane Oenning Thompson
The Brothers Karamazov is Dostoevsky's final and most intricate novel. It represents the fullest expression of his quest to accomplish a literary paintings which might show the dilemmas and aspirations of his time and in addition signify the everlasting, absolute values he perceived within the Christian culture. Diane Thompson's learn specializes in the which means and poetic functionality of reminiscence within the novel, and seeks to teach how Dostoevsky used cultural reminiscence to create a synthesis among his Christian excellent and artwork. reminiscence is taken into account not just as a subject or topic, but additionally as a precept of creative composition. This interpretation identifies these elements of cultural reminiscence Dostoevsky integrated into his novel, and analyses how he used them as major elements of his characters' thoughts. This difficult examine units Dostoevsky's paintings in a brand new viewpoint. it's going to entice students of Russian and comparative literature.