Publisher Description

Maclay School's Journal of Creative Writing

On our title: We take the title of this journal from a novella of the same name by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The novella is an existential piece, written before Dostoyevsky's greatest works and before Existentialism had really taken root in literature. The unnamed narrator is frequently named an anti-hero and is described by the note on the back of the Dover edition as a "profoundly alienated individual in whose brooding self-analysis there is a search for the true and the good in a world of relative values and few absolutes." The novella opens with the words "I am a sick man." This is not to say that Dostoyesky's novellas are about art and darkness but rather that this novella and art confront darkness. The powers that be don't like this, but art endures and fights on.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2019
February 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
238
Pages
PUBLISHER
David Low
SELLER
Draft2Digital, LLC
SIZE
12
MB

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