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Author Blake, Elizabeth Ann, 1971- author.

Title Travels from Dostoevsky's Siberia : encounters with Polish literary exiles / Elizabeth A. Blake
Published Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2019
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in comparative literature and intellectual history
Studies in comparative literature and intellectual history.
Contents A Siberian memoir about The Dead House. Few words on Jozef Boguslawski ; A Siberian memoir by Jozef Boguslawski -- Omsk affairs. An introduction to Rufin Piotrowski ; "Arrival in Omsk" from Memoirs From a Sojourn in Siberia ; "The martyrdom of Prior Sierocinski" -- Beyond Omsk. Notes on the lives of Bronislaw Zaleski and Edward Zeligowski ; "Polish exiles in Orenburg" ; Correspondence about the Petrashevsky affair
Summary "Translations in Travels from Dostoevsky's Siberia, gathered from archives and appearing in English for the first time, offer a fresh look at Dostoevsky's House of the Dead from the perspective of his fellow inmates and Siberians who were imprisoned, tortured, and exiled by the regime of Nicholas I. Drawing on archival resources and illustrations, introductory essays immerse the reader in the experience of the political prisoners who must navigate the criminal environment of verbal, physical, and sexual abuse by negotiating with inmates and authorities alike. These eyewitness accounts introduce the reader to Dostoevsky's unfortunates--condemned to share his experience of Russia's carceral system with its interrogations, denunciations, and hostile spaces--whose psychoses become the writer's obsession in his celebrated crime novels"--Publisher
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Subject Bogusławski, Józef, 1818-1857 or 1859 -- Exile -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia, Western.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 -- Sources.
Piotrowski, Rufin, 1806-1872 -- Exile -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia, Western.
Zaleski, Bronisław -- Exile -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia, Western.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881.
Zaleski, Bronisław.
Authors, Exiled -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia, Western -- Biography
Authors, Polish -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia, Western -- 19th century -- Biography
Political prisoners' writings, Polish -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Prisons in literature.
Authors, Exiled.
Authors, Polish.
Exile (Punishment)
HISTORY -- Russia & the Former Soviet Union.
History -- Sources.
Prisons in literature.
Russia (Federation) -- Western Siberia.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Container of (expression): Bogusławski, Józef, 1818-1857 or 1859. Sybirski pamiętnik. English (Blake)
Container of (expression): Piotrowski, Rufin, 1806-1872. Pamiętniki z pobytu na Syberyi Rufina Piotrowskiego. Selections. English (Blake)
Container of (expression): Zaleski, Bronisław. Wygnancy Polscy w Orenburgu. English (Blake)
LC no. 2019981264
ISBN 1644690233