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The drawings and calligraphy of Fyodor Dostoevsky

Konstantin Barsht

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Konstantin Barsht, The drawings of Dostoevsky (cover)

 

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A unique edition in publishing history: Dostoevsky's notebooks, in part never before published, reproduced for the first time in their original size and with absolute original colors. Over 200 illustrations and 150 manuscripts of the author full of sketches, "Gothic" architecture, arabesques and experiments with calligraphy. Including an essay written by their most authoritative scholar, Konstantin Barsht: a fresco of the life and creations of Dostoevsky overflowing with information; pleasant and at the same time rigorous, this volume is intended for enthusiasts, experts, and those who want to learn more about the great Russian novelist.

 

Indice del libro / Table of Contents

Introduction by Stefano Aloe
I. Dostoevsky’s Graphic Legacy
- Introduction
- Childhood and Adolescence. Military Engineering School
- The Composition of Dostoevsky’s Graphic Legacy
- Graphic as Writing
II: Familiar Faces
- Peter the Great
- Vissarion Belinsky
- Ivan Turgenev
- Viktor Askochensky
- Miguel de Cervantes and his Don Quixote
- Voltaire
- William Shakespeare
- Roger Tichborne
- Germaine de Staël
- Michail Michaylovich and his Wife Emilia Fyodorovna
- Fyodor Fyodorovich Dostoevsky
- Dostoevsky’s Self-Portrait
III. Framing the “Face of an Idea”
- The Crocodile
- Crime and Punishment
- - The Raskolnikov family
- - Dr.“Gas”
- - “Love in humiliation between the lowliest human beings”
- - Sonya Marmeladov
- - “Reworking”, “Lizaveta”
- - The Investigator
- - Nicolas Malebranche
- - Raskolnikov and Napoleon Bonaparte
- - Two Napoleons
- - Finials
- The Idiot
- - The first character of the novel
- - “Ahriman”
- - The “Son”
- - The “General”
- - St. Tikhon of Zadonsk, Napoleon Bonaparte I and Gioachino Rossini
- - Gregory the Theologian
- - The Geneva Myth
- The Devils
- - “Granovsky”
- - “A raid at Stepan Trofimovich’s”
- - The “Elder” and “Rachel”
- - Karmazinov
- - Von Lembke
- - “Kartuzov-Lebyadkin”
- - “Prince Khilkov”
- The Adolescent
- - Versilov
- - “Prince Seryozha”
- - The Nose
- - The “Elder”
- - Makar Dolgoruky and Vlas
- - The Monk
- The Brothers Karamazov
- - Mitya Karamazov
- - Grushenka
- - The Prosecutor and the Lawyer
- - Cathedral of renewed Christianity
- - Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov
- - The Inquisitor and Dmitry’s confession to the Elder
- - Another portrait
- - Zosima
- - The Church of St. George
- - The streets of Staraya Russa
IV. Dostoevsky’s Ideographic Writing
- - Painter and Man of Letters
- - Dostoevsky’s Physiognomy
- - Portrait Philosophy
- - The Portrait in Graphics and Text
- - Gothic Hieroglyphs and Petersburg Architecture
- - Dostoevsky’s Calligraphic Writing
- - Dostoevsky’s Narrative Ecphrasis
Conclusion
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
List of Illustrations
Analytic Index

 

Scheda libro / Book Profile
Titolo / Title The drawings and calligraphy of Fyodor Dostoevsky
Sottotitolo / Subtitle From image to word
Autore / Author Konstantin Barsht
Traduttore / Translated by Stephen Frauzel
ISBN 9788899375119
SKU DRA119EC
Anno / Year 2017
Collana / Series Calligrammi
Confezione / Packaging Hardcover with soft binding
Formato / Size 23 x 33 x 5
Pagine / Pages 468
Peso / Weight 2.800 g