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Notes from the Underground (book)

  • Russian: Zapiski iz podpolya
  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 136 pages

Notes from the Underground, a 1864 novella from notable Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky, is a fictional excerpt from the memoirs of a retired civil servant living in St Petersburg, Russia, during the 1860s. - AsNotedIn

I am a sick man.... I am a spiteful man. I am an unattractive man. I believe my liver is diseased. However, I know nothing at all about my disease, and do not know for certain what ails me. I don't consult a doctor for it, and never have, though I have a respect for medicine and doctors. Besides, I am extremely superstitious, sufficiently so to respect medicine, anyway (I am well-educated enough not to be superstitious, but I am superstitious). No, I refuse to consult a doctor from spite. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Notes from the Underground




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1864/00/00 Fyodor Dostoevsky Author Notes from the Underground - published
1864/00/00 Epokha magazine Publisher Notes from the Underground - published

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Particulars for Notes from the Underground (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Human Attribute Countenance a person's face or facial expression.
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Attribute Gay keenly alive and exuberant, having or inducing high spirits
Definition Halcyon denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Art Type Novella a short novel of at least 40,000 words
Attribute Queer strange, odd

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Original Language: Russian



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