The underground man in notes from the underground by fyodor dostoyevsky
There are no gifts in this book.
The word underground actually comes from a bad translation into English. He states that despite humanity's attempt to create the "Crystal Palace," a reference to a famous symbol of utopianism in Nikolai Chernyshevsky 's What Is to Be Done?
Insult—after all, it's a purification; it's the most caustic, painful consciousness!
He is emotionally tough, then emotionally sensitive and fragile. He gives her his address and leaves.
I have "should" italicized in that first sentence for a reason: If you don't give yourself time to think -- if just skim through the book quickly -- then you won't get anything out of it. But now the insult will never ever die within her, and however repulsive the filth that awaits her, the insult will elevate her, it will cleanse her It goes hand-in-hand with his anti-social, anti-establishment persona.
DBC Pierre explores how, in capturing the "curious machinations of the mind", Dostoevsky an author "as sensitive as a synapse" is distinct from Russian novelists hitherto more concerned with action: "He was a psychologist before psychology existed, and his observations were acute and universal".
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Notes from the underground summary
That sentence alone describes the paradox of this book in so many ways. DBC Pierre explores how, in capturing the "curious machinations of the mind", Dostoevsky an author "as sensitive as a synapse" is distinct from Russian novelists hitherto more concerned with action: "He was a psychologist before psychology existed, and his observations were acute and universal". It doesn't offer any easy answers or an obvious paradigm. Most importantly, the legacy that the work leaves is a challenge to and a method of understanding the larger implications of a utopian society. A Court in Germany ordered that access to certain items in the Project Gutenberg collection are blocked from Germany. Share via Email Fyodor Dostoevsky: 'He was a psychologist before psychology existed. He then encounters Liza, a young prostitute, with whom he goes to bed. The novel was first published in Russia in and this excellent Canongate Canons edition has an enlightening and entertaining introduction by DBC Pierre assessing "the scale of this little book" and elucidating how "Dostoevsky dropped a pill into the middle of the 19th century and the thing is still fizzing: existentialism". All IP addresses in Germany are blocked. Society is persistent about filling our brains with the largely mindless: celebrity gossip, mtv, the newest trends, sitcoms, etc. Was he wiser at the time of writing than he was when the actions took place? He then curses her and takes back everything he said to her, saying he was, in fact, laughing at her and reiterates the truth of her miserable position. Dostoevsky chips away at complex human motivation with persuasive stylistic tools, succeeding in being hilarious and heart-rending in a single sentence after all, "mankind is a comical construction" , captured in this beautiful translation by Natasha Randall. Chapters 7, 8 and 9 cover theories of reason and logic, closing with the last two chapters as a summary and transition into Part 2.
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