Fyodor dostoevsky the russian novelist fyodor dostoevsky (1821-1881) mixed social, gothic, and sentimental elements with psychological irrationalism and visionary religion the form of the novel vastly increased in scope and flexibility as a result of his works. Fyodor mikhailovich dostoevsky was born on november 11, 1821, in moscow, russia he was the second of seven children of mikhail andreevich and maria dostoevsky his father, a doctor, was a member of the russian nobility, owned serfs and had a considerable estate near moscow where he lived with his family.
Fyodor dostoyevsky, in full fyodor mikhaylovich dostoyevsky, dostoyevsky also spelled dostoevsky, (born november 11 [october 30, old style], 1821, moscow, russia—died february 9 [january 28, old style], 1881, st petersburg), russian novelist and short-story writer whose psychological penetration into the darkest recesses of the human heart, together with his unsurpassed moments of illumination, had an immense influence on 20th-century fiction.
Fyodor mikhailovich dostoevski was born on november 11, 1821, in a small moscow public hospital, where his father, dr mikhail andreevich dostoevski, worked he was the second son to the doctor and marya fyodorovna (née nechaeva. In his final great novel, the brothers karamazov (1880), dostoevsky revealed the components of his own split personality, depicted in four main characters humble monk alyosha, compulsive gambler dmitri, rebellious intellectual ivan, and their cynical father fyodor karamazov.
Fyodor mikhailovich dostoevsky (english: / ˌ d ɒ s t ə ˈ j ɛ f s k i, ˌ d ʌ s-/ russian: фёдор михайлович достоевский, tr fyódor mikháylovich dostoyévskiy, ipa: [ˈfʲɵdər mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ dəstɐˈjɛfskʲɪj] ( listen) 11 november 1821 – 9 february 1881), sometimes transliterated dostoyevsky, was a russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Born nov 11, 1821 in moscow, russia, fyodor dostoyevsky was educated at home until 1833 he studied to be a military engineer, but shortly after graduating decided to become a writer he experienced traumatic events, including a mock execution and exile his work explored the human condition and is credited with shaping existentialism. Fyodor dostoevsky born: november 11, 1821 moscow, russia died: january 28, 1881 st petersburg, russia russian novelist and author the russian novelist fyodor dostoevsky was well known in his country during his life and has since been praised around the world as a writer.
Born nov 11, 1821 in moscow, russia, fyodor dostoyevsky was educated at home until 1833 he studied to be a military engineer, but shortly after graduating decided to become a writer he experienced traumatic events, including a mock execution and exile.