Dostoyevsky
biographical name Fyodor Mikhaylovich 1821-1881 Russian novelist • Dostoyevskian or Dostoevskian adjective

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  • Dostoyevsky — noun Russian novelist who wrote of human suffering with humor and psychological insight (1821 1881) • Syn: ↑Dostoevski, ↑Dostoevsky, ↑Feodor Dostoyevsky, ↑Fyodor Dostoyevsky, ↑Feodor Dostoevski, ↑Fyodor Dostoevski, ↑Feodor Dostoevsky, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dostoyevsky — n. family name; Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821 1881), Russian novelist, author of Crime and Punishment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dostoyevsky — Dos|toy|ev|sky, Fy|o|dor , Dostoevsky (1821 81) a Russian writer who many people consider to be one of the greatest writers ever. His novels include Crime and Punishment, and The Brothers Karamazov …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dostoyevsky (disambiguation) — Dostoyevsky (Russian: Достоевский) is a Russian surname and can refer to: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, was a Russian writer and essayist. L. Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky, an essay by Dmitry Merezhkovsky Mikhail Dostoyevsky, Fyodor s brother, short story writer …   Wikipedia

  • Dostoyevsky Hostel — (Барнаул,Россия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Lenina Prospekt 137, Барнаул, Россия …   Каталог отелей

  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor — ▪ Russian author Introduction in full  Fyodor Mikhaylovich Dostoyevsky  Dostoyevsky also spelled  Dostoevsky  born November 11, [October 30, Old Style], 1821, Moscow, Russia died February 9 [January 28, O.S.], 1881, St. Petersburg       Russian… …   Universalium

  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor (Mikhaylovich) — born Nov. 11, 1821, Moscow, Russia died Feb. 9, 1881, St. Petersburg Russian novelist. Dostoyevsky gave up an engineering career early in order to write. In 1849 he was arrested for belonging to a radical discussion group; sentenced to be shot,… …   Universalium

  • Dostoyevsky,Feodor Mikhailovich — Dos·to·yev·sky or Dos·to·ev·ski (dŏs tə yĕfʹskē, toi , dŭs ), Feodor Mikhailovich. 1821 1881. Russian writer whose works combine religious mysticism with profound psychological insight. His four great novels are Crime and Punishment (1866), The… …   Universalium

  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor —  is the commonest spelling of the name of the Russian novelist (1821–1881), but there are many possible variants for both names …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky — Dostoyevsky and Dostoevsky redirect here. For other uses, see Dostoyevsky (disambiguation). This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Mikhaylovich and the family name is Dostoyevsky. Fyodor Dostoyevsky 1879 …   Wikipedia

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