1st Edition

After Reception Theory
Fedor Dostoevskii in Britain, 1869-1935

ISBN 9780367599157
Published June 29, 2020 by Routledge
148 Pages

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Book Description

This book develops both a methodology that aims at clarifying what we mean when we refer to 'reception' and a theoretical alternative to prevalent notions of reception. It argues the necessity to distinguish among fields of investigation: art, literary works of art, and aesthetic ideology.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Inner and the Outer: A Methodological Premise 1. The Introduction of Fedor Dostoevskii in Britain: A Difficult Start 2. From 'Morbidity' to 'Sickness': A Portrait of the Artist as a Degenerate Man 3. The Making of a Cult: Facts and Critical Perspectives 4. Problems of Dostoevskii Criticism 5. Conclusion

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