Notes from Underground: In Contemporary American English

Notes from Underground: In Contemporary American English

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Overview

The novelette contains two quite different parts. In the first part the underground man introduces himself, complaining and railing against progress and anything that is scientific. The second part is a flashback to when he was twenty-four years old, recounting some bizarre incidents from his social life: deep resentment against an officer, and against fellow schoolmates which culminate in a disastrous dinner party, and his meeting of Liza-the proverbial lonely prostitute with the golden heart.
In the end one is left pondering whether there's love and redemption in the human-or only perversion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499285529
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 04/27/2014
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Few authors have been as personally familiar with desperation as Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881), and none have been so adept at describing it. His harrowing experiences in Russian prisons, combined with a profound religious philosophy, formed the basis for his greatest books: Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Possessed, and The Brothers Karamazov. When Dostoevsky died in 1881, he left a legacy of masterful novels that immortalized him as a giant of Russian literature.

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