Author: Boris N. Tikhomirov
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DSc in Philology, Deputy Head of Research, Fyodor Dostoevsky Museum, Kuznechnyi Lane 5/2, 191002 St. Petersburg, Russia.

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For citation:

Tikhomirov, B.N. “A Sensation That Turned into a Confusion. An Open Letter to the Editorial Board.” Dostoevsky and World Culture. Philological journal, no. 3 (23), 2023, pp. 262–271. (In Russ.)

Received: 15 Aug. 2023
Published: 25 Sept. 2023
Issue: 2023 no. 3 (23)
Department: REVIEWS
Pages: 262-271

UDK: 821.161.1.0
BBK: 83.3(2=411.2)
Keywords: Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment, Dostoevsky’s Petersburg, topography of the artistic text.
Abstract: The material contains a critical analysis of the article by Ekaterina Mochalova, “Dostoevsky’s Petersburg through the Eyes of a Contemporary Schoolgirl,” published in the journal Dostoevsky and World Culture: Philological journal, 2023, no. 1 (21).


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3. Tikhomirov, B.N. “Lazar’! Griadi von” Roman F.M. Dostoevskogo “Prestupenie i nakazanie’ v sovremennom prochtenii: Kniga-kommentarii [“Lazarus! Come Out.” A Contemporary Reading of Dostoevsky’s Novel Crime and Punishment. Book-Commentary]. St. Petersburg, Serebrianyi Vek Publ., 2005. 475 p. (In Russ.)