Definition of Dostoyevsky
1. Noun. Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821-1881).
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Dostoevskian, Dostoyevskian
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Literary usage of Dostoyevsky
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1. The Russian Novel by Eugène-Melchior Vogüé (1916)
"CHAPTER V THE RELIGION OF SUFFERING—dostoyevsky HERE comes the Scythian, ... In dostoyevsky this feeling became exalted into a despairing compassion for the ..."
2. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and by John Clark Ridpath (1899)
"... dostoyevsky, FEODOR MIKHAILOVITCH, a Russian novelist and journalist, was born at Moscow, November n, 1822; died at St. Petersburg, February 9, 1881. ..."
3. Who are the Slavs?: A Contribution to Race Psychology by Paul Rankov Radosavljevich (1919)
"Brandes, Dostojewsky, Berlin, 1889; Koni, dostoyevsky ... dostoyevsky and His Message to the World [Russian Review, I, 1916, 281-90). See also: /. IT. ..."