File spoon-archives/nietzsche.archive/nietzsche_1995/nietzsche_Feb.95.1-7, message 5


Date: Thu, 2 Feb 1995 08:47:06 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Nietzsche & Dostoevsky


There is also Leo Shestov's (spelling varies depending on the translator) 
famous book, NIETZSCHE AND DOSTOEVSKY. He is one of Russia's foremost 
philosophers/literary critics, and, according to some accounts I have 
read, regarded as one of their greatest prose stylists. He was 
pre-communist (and, I believe, fled Russia after the revolution), so you 
don't have to worry about propagandizing. I have to admit I haven't been 
able to get my hands on a copy of this, but another essay of his that I 
read, "Dostoevsky and Kierkegaard," was excellent.


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