Winter Notes on Summer Impressions
Northwestern University Press, 1997 - 78 Seiten
Winter Notes on Summer Impressions (? ? ? ? ?) is an early book-length essay by Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky which he composed while traveling in western Europe. Many commentators believe that in the themes it explores, the essay anticipates his later work Notes from the Underground.
In June 1862, Dostoevsky left Petersburg on his first excursion to Western Europe. Ostensibly making the trip to consult Western specialists about his epilepsy, he also wished to see firsthand the source of the Western ideas he believed were corrupting Russia. Over the course of his journey he visited a number of major cities, including Berlin, Paris, London, Florence, Milan, and Vienna. He recorded his impressions in Winter Notes on Summer Impressions, which were first published in the February 1863 issue of Vremya (Time), the periodical of which he was the editor.
Among other themes, Dostoevsky reveals his Pan-Slavism, rejecting European culture as corrupt and exhorting Russians to resist the temptation to emulate or adopt European ways of life.
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.
In Place of a Foreword
In the Train
And a Completely Superfluous
And Not Superfluous for Travelers
An Essay Concerning the Bourgeois
A Continuation of the Foregoing
Bribri and Ma Biche
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
allow already answer beauty become began begins believe better biche bourgeois bribri brother brotherhood calling civilization comes completely concerned consider course crowd Dostoevsky eloquence entire Europe European everything example extremely eyes face fact fear feel finally France French Frenchman friends give goes Gustave hand happy heart human husband ideal immediately impression Italy kind land least light live London look lost matter means million mind monsieur nature never night nobility Notes once Paris Parisian perhaps personality possible proud reason remained respect ridiculous Russian sake seems simply single social society someone sometimes soul speak spirit stand street suddenly sure taken talking tell thing thought thousand traveler true turn understand virtue voice whole wife Winter Notes women write