Showing posts with tag: russian literature

Raskolnikov doing what he does best
MAY

“Neither a Satanic nor a Napoleonic Giant but a Plain Sinner” : The Tragedy of Raskolnikov

For our Transgression theme, Thomas Chadwick revisits a Russian classic in which the laws constraining man can be broken, as long as you consider yourself extraordinary. First published in 1866, Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment hinges on a man who commits murder, under the rationale that he has done no wrong. Read more →