Feodor Dostoevsky Dvoynik Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Short Story Criticism)


Anderson, Roger B. “The Double: Duality and Conflict.” Dostoevsky: Myths of Duality, pp. 12–26. University of Florida Press, 1986.

Identifies contradictory elements in The Double.

Bakhtin, Mikhail M. “The Dismantled Consciousness: An Analysis of The Double.Dostoevsky: New Perspectives, edited by Robert Louis Jackson, pp. 19–34. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984.

Examines speech and dialogue in The Double.

Gasperetti, David. “The Double: Dostoevski's Self-Effacing Narrative.” Slavic and East European Journal 33 (1989): 217–34.

Discusses ways in which Dostoevski departed from the techniques of the Russian Natural School of fiction in The Double as well as his ambivalent opinion of the work throughout his life.

Jones, John. “The Double.” In Dostoevsky, pp. 47–106. Oxford and London: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Explores the poetic aspects of The Double.

Pachmuss, Temira. “The Technique of Dream-Logic.” In F. M. Dostoevsky: Dualism and Synthesis of the Human Soul, pp. 18–190. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1963.

Examines the blurring of objective and subjective reality in The Double.

Rosenthal, Richard J. “Dostoevsky's Experiment with Projective Mechanisms and the Theft of Identity in The Double.” In Russian Literature and Psychoanalysis, edited by Daniel Rancour-Laferriere, pp. 59–88. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 1989.

Discusses the psychoanalytic aspects of the dual personality in The Double.

Additional coverage of Dostoevsky's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: DISCovering Authors; DISCovering Authors: British; DISCovering Authors: Canadian; DISCovering Authors Modules: Most-Studied Authors, Novelists; DISCovering Authors 3.0; Novels for Students, Vols. 3, 8; Short Stories for Students, Vol. 8; and World Literature Criticism.