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The Grand Inquisitor (1880)

by Fyodor Dostoevsky

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This new edition presents The Grand Inquisitor together with the preceding chapter, Rebellion, and the extended reply offered by Dostoevsky in the following sections, entitled The Russian Monk. By showing how Dostoevsky frames the Grand Inquisitor story in the wider context of the novel, this edition captures the subtlety and power of Dostoevsky's critique of modernity as well as his alternative vision of human fulfillment.… (more)
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Fantastic edition of the terrible parable. The Inquisitor's words vibrate on the page - one can almost smell the brimstone. ( )
  kcshankd | Feb 7, 2022 |
Memorably illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg, this excerpt from The Brothers Karamazov portrays the Grand Inquisitor scene in which a "new mandarin" come face to face with a silent, uncomplaining Christ. Translated by Constance Garnett, introduction by William Hubben. ( )
  chamekke | Sep 21, 2005 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Dostoevsky, Fyodorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Blavatsky, H.P.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Colombo, GherardoAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Eichenberg, FritzIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Garnett, ConstanceTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kassner, RudolfTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Luther, ArthurAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Röhl, H.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Vitale, SerenaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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This new edition presents The Grand Inquisitor together with the preceding chapter, Rebellion, and the extended reply offered by Dostoevsky in the following sections, entitled The Russian Monk. By showing how Dostoevsky frames the Grand Inquisitor story in the wider context of the novel, this edition captures the subtlety and power of Dostoevsky's critique of modernity as well as his alternative vision of human fulfillment.

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