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Collection of essays on Dostoevsky was issued in Finland

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Collection of essays on Dostoevsky was issued in Finland

06.03.2017 Collection of essays dedicated to Dostoevsky’s novels was issued in Finland. The book Dostoevsky – Controversial and Undeniable includes articles of fourteen recognized scholars, specialized in philosophy, linguistics, literature; figures of culture and science, interpreters.

Professor of Russian literature Pekka Pesonen, Russian – Finnish interpreter Kristina Rotkirch, famous Finnish actor Hannu-Pekka Björkman (who played Prince Myshkin) shared their thoughts on one of the Russia's greatest writers.

Presentation of the anthology took place in Helsinki University today.

Dostoevsky’s novels that never lose their actuality stay popular not only in Russia but also abroad, in completely different cultures and societies. Idiot, Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment are known around the world, studied in colleges, being read and re-read. Many theater plays and films based on Dostoevsky’s fascinating plots continue to attract many admirers of his art.

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