DOSTOEVSKY: Translated from the French, with an Introduction by Arnold Bennett. André Gide.

DOSTOEVSKY: Translated from the French, with an Introduction by Arnold Bennett

London and Toronto: J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. The first edition in English. Critical study of the Russian genius, based on a series of six lectures Gide delivered in 1922. Harry Micha Fayer and others have observed the central place of Dostoevsky in Gide’s intellectual development, suggesting a Dostoevsky-informed conception of freedom as a central pillar of Gide’s worldview and by extension, French intellectual history. Octavo: 211 p. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. Light wear to the corners and tips. The dust jacket is a bit toned, more so along the spine and folds, with minor edgewear and some tape reinforcement to the verso; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #73777

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