Dostoevsky's Women and the Image of the Femme Fatale in the European Novel

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September 30, 2023
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he proposed session will analyze the complex images of women in Dostoevsky novels, focusing on the archetypal female characters in his major novels vis-a-vis other Russian realist novels, such as the works of Leo Tolstoy and Turgenev, investigating social and cultural gender norms of that period. The papers focusing on the image of femme fatale in the European novels will also be considered.