Notes From Underground

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Bitter and unpleasant, the Underground Man lives alone in St. Petersburg. After working in the civil service for many years, he decides to write an account of his opinions on society as they have been shaped by his ordinary life. Although he is insightful and educated, the Underground Man’s ability and cunning have left him with an intense loathing of mankind, which he sets out to preserve in his manuscript.In this two part novella, author Fyodor Dostoyevsky presents an opinion of man as an irrational and impossible being, always seeking satisfaction in the institutions of society yet without any hope for success. Notes from the Underground is considered by many to be the first example of existential fiction in which philosophy is presented from an individualized and highly humanized perspective.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

He is a veteran of the Russian civil service who has recently been able to retire because he has inherited some money. Fyodor Dostoevsky's Notes From Underground is not only a hallmark of 19th century Russian literature, but also a literary embodiment of several philosophical ideals that are still discussed today. The novel is divided into two central parts, Underground and Apropos of the Wet Snow. Notes from the Underground FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY PART I I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI PART II I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X PART I Underground* *The author of the diary and the diary itself are, of course, imaginary.

Spiritually destitute, this man rages manically about himself, and then goes on to flesh out his soliloquy with anecdotes about the ... Here we are told the reason why the Notes are being written: the Underground Man wishes to discover whether his feelings are unique to him or shared by others. Consciousness allows one to recognize that despite extreme shame, one still cannot change.