Keywords: F. M. Dostoevsky, “A Writer’s Diary,” “The Citizen,” history of the text, intertext, censorship, author, reader.
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Tarasova, N. A. “The Late Journalism of F. M. Dostoevsky: An Author and Readers, Sources and Texts.” Dva veka russkoi klassiki, vol. 4, no. 3, 2022, pp. 232–247. (In Russ.) 

Author: Natalia A. Tarasova
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Natalia A. Tarasova, DSc in Philology, Leading Research Fellow, Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Makarova emb. 4, 199034 St. Petersburg, Russia.


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Received: April 14, 2022
Approved after reviewing: June 07, 2022 
Published: September 25, 2022
Issue: 2022 Volume 4 No. 3
Department: Scientific Life
Pages: 232–247

UDK: 821.161.1.09"19"


The review contains a description of the book published in the jubilee series dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the writer, named “Sources and methods in the study of F. M. Dostoevsky’s legacy in Russian and world culture.” The collective monograph “Problems of the textual journalism of Dostoevsky (1873–1881)” edited by T. V. Panyukova presents the results of a study of “A Writer’s Diary” and the materials of the newspaper-magazine “The Citizen.” The research is based on archival work, which determines the nature of the results obtained by the compilers: new archival documents have been introduced into scientific circulation, in some cases the history of already known and published materials, their attribution has been clarified. Additions to the book have independent value. In the first of them, materials from A. G. Dostoevskaya’s business books are published for the first time. In conjunction with other materials, they can be useful for attribution and commenting on sources. The second addition contains a chronological attributed description of the “Citizen” for the period of Dostoevsky’s editorship, prepared on the supplemented material of the “Chronicles of the Life and Work of F. M. Dostoevsky”.


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