The tensions subsequently unleashed by the hero's innocence, truthfulness, and humility betray the inadequacy of his moral idealism and disclose the spiritual emptiness of a society that cannot accommodate him. Myshkin's mission ends in idiocy and darkness, but it is the world that is rotten, not he. Written under appalling personal circumstances when Dostoevsky was travelling in Europe, The Idiot not only reveals the author's acute artistic sense and penetrating psychological insight, but also affords his most incisive indictment of Russia's struggling to emulate contemporary Europe and sinking under the weight of Western materialism.
This new translation by Alan Myers is meticulously faithful to the original and has a critical introduction by W.
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This is an unread copy of Dostoevsky's The Idiot, his 12th novel, published The Idiot has a moral, spiritual and philosophical theme, includes Dostoevsky's personal struggle with epilepsy, and explores how to apply his ideals of Christian love to Russian society. Heron usually printed on wood-free paper, although that is not noted here.
There is a yellow silk marker inside, which remains in its original place at the back. The pages are all creamy white. The cover is dark read leatherette with an ornate gilt design; the same treatment is on the spine. There is no shelf wear at all.
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Idiot - The World's Classics
The Heritage Press, Good condition. Spine has faded. Previous owner's name written in pencil on front page. Includes inserts and bill from publisher. Beautiful illustrations. Binding is tight. Sterling Children's Books. This is the Constance Garnett translation Complete and unabridged. Everyman's Library, Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.
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