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Questions tagged [the-idiot]
Questions about Fyodor Dostoevsky's novel 'The Idiot' (Идио́т, published 1868–69). Use this tag with the [fyodor-dostoyevsky] and [russian-literature] tags.
In the 1st Chapter, Part I of Dostoevsky's The Idiot (Eva Martin's translation) you can find the following passage, in which Rogojin is describing the first time he saw Nastasia Philipovna:
I was ...
Aug 22, 2021 at 17:06
In the 1st Chapter, Part I of Dostoevsky's The Idiot (Eva Martin's translation) you can find the following passage:
These men generally have about a hundred pounds a year to live on (...)
In this ...
Aug 22, 2021 at 16:57
I'm struggling to understand the narrator in The Idiot. He seems like an omniscient narrator, talking of characters in third person. But, in Chapter I of Part One, while describing know-it-alls, the ...
May 17, 2018 at 11:59
In Dostoevsky's The Idiot, the main character is Prince Lev Nikolayevich Myshkin. Sometimes the word "prince" almost seems an honorary title, e.g.
"Here you all are now," the prince began, "looking ...
Jan 19, 2017 at 10:52
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