Notes From the Underground: Spring 2019 - Growing Pains

Mariam Alvi and Others

Publisher Description

We take the title of this journal from a novella of the same name by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The novella is an existentialist 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 Dostoyevsky's novella 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
May 9
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
128
Pages
PUBLISHER
David Low
SELLER
Draft2Digital, LLC
SIZE
2.5
MB

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