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The House of the Dead

In Fyodor Dostoevsky's The House of the Dead, work takes on multiple deep meanings for the prisoners who labor in the katorga camp. Work is a hardship, to be sure. It is a punishment. It is...

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The House of the Dead

Dostoevsky's novel, The House of the Dead, is based upon the author's personal experiences in a military prison in Siberia; he incorporated a series in the novel based on occurrences that took...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2011, 6:57 am (UTC)

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