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Prophet of Nihilism

From the May 1998 Print Edition

When we consider the seventy years in the twentieth century his country was in the hands of its revolutionaries trying to build a Communist utopia, we cannot fail to discern in the nineteenth-century Russian novelist Feodor Dostoevsky a prophetic dimension-and one in which we may behold an image of . . . . Continue Reading »