Author: Nikolai N. Podosokorsky
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Ph.D. in Philology, Adviser for the Rector of Novgorod National University Yaroslav Mudryi, 41 Bolshaya Sankt-Peterburgskaya st., Veliky Novgorod 173021, Russia.

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Podosokorsky, N.N. “From the History of Research on Dostoevsky. The Legacy of Vasily Komarovich”. Dostoevsky and World Culture. Philological journal, no. 1 (13), 2021, pp. 244-254. (In Russ.)

Received: 25 Feb. 2021
Published: 25 Mar. 2021
Issue: 2021 no. 1(13)
Department: REVIEWS
Pages: 244-254
UDK: 821.161.1.0
BBK: 83.3(2)6
Keywords: Vasily Komarovich, Dostoevsky studies, Napoleon, Boris Sadovsky, Arkady Dolinin, Olga Bogdanova, Dostoevsky scholars, Textual criticism, The Brothers Karamazov, Dostoevsky.
Abstract: The review is devoted to the edition of collected works by the outstanding scholar Vasily Komarovich (1894–1942), researcher of the life and work of Fyodor Dostoevsky, philologist, textual critic, and folklorist. Most of the articles included in the book were published in small editions during the author’s lifetime and have never been reprinted since then. The book also contains materials on Vasily Komarovich.


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