The Grand Inquisitor (Paperback)

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By Andrea Gouveia (Editor), Andrea Gouveia (Translator), Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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"The Grand Inquisitor" is a poem in Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel The Brothers Karamazov (1879-1880). It is told by Ivan, who questions the possibility of a personal and benevolent God, to his brother Alyosha, a novice monk. The Grand Inquisitor is an important part of the novel and one of the best-known passages in modern literature because of its ideas about human nature and freedom, and its fundamental ambiguity.Scholars cite Friedrich Schiller's play Don Carlos as a major inspiration for Dostoyevsky's Grand Inquisitor, while also noting that "The sources of the legend are extraordinarily varied and complex.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781535101424
ISBN-10: 1535101423
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: July 5th, 2016
Pages: 26
Language: English