New PDF release: Remembering the End: Dostoevsky as Prophet to Modernity

By P. Travis KROEKER, Bruce K. Ward

ISBN-10: 0813366089

ISBN-13: 9780813366081

ISBN-10: 1429486457

ISBN-13: 9781429486453

Dostoevsky used to be a type of writers of the 19th century who got here to be appeared by means of many readers within the following century as a prophet. How does he stay prophetic for us now, within the early twenty-first century? Remembering the top explores and assesses Dostoevsky's critique of modernity, with specific specialise in the Grand Inquisitor (in The Brothers Karamazov), the place his prophetic imaginative and prescient unearths its such a lot excessive expression. The authors write to clarify the religious realism of Dostoevsky's biblically charged literary paintings, and to teach the way it may also help us to recollect who we're during this modern/postmodern second in which--as participants and contributors of communities--we are required to make serious offerings in regards to the that means of justice, background, fact and happiness. The publication might be of curiosity to readers in comparative literature, ethics, political concept, philosophy, spiritual reports and theology.

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But before one can understand that this is the "heart of the whole:" one must consider brther the relation bemeezr progbeq and poetics in Dostoevsky's art. s Diane Thompson oEers an illuminathg intet-grlpre~tion of how the categories of prophecy and poetics are connected in Z)ostoevsk)r\ work. ""lB The murder of the Karamazov brolhersvather has to do not only with external drcumstances and immediate motives (rivalry for money and love, vengeful hatred, and personal loathing) but with the worldviews or ideas of the charaders, as expressed in pothe pro and contra of the novel.

S Diane Thompson oEers an illuminathg intet-grlpre~tion of how the categories of prophecy and poetics are connected in Z)ostoevsk)r\ work. ""lB The murder of the Karamazov brolhersvather has to do not only with external drcumstances and immediate motives (rivalry for money and love, vengeful hatred, and personal loathing) but with the worldviews or ideas of the charaders, as expressed in pothe pro and contra of the novel. the murder of Fyodor-it is not enough to aamine the charaders2ideas. It is also necessry to attend to the spiritual vision, the ""figher realism" as Dostoe v s b called it, of Christian memory, which structures the adlion of the novel, Accarding to Thompson, this takes us beyond "ordinary causality" to the mysterious agenq of divine speech and action, above all as disclosed in Scripture and preeminently in the voice of the Mrord made flesh.

The action in Dostoevsk-y"~ ""cmpleted whole" sought by Aristotle's poetics of tragedy, as it remains open and incomplete, not yet being finished. firal meaning (Auerbach) and spbolic paEern in order to understand Dostoevsws prophetic art-we would a r p e that his poetics bears testimony to a spiritual causality characterized by the mysterious enactment of the extraordinary in the world," This is in fact what the realism of biblical propbecyb in which Dostoevsky%poetics is rooted, is all about.

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