This public roundtable discussion celebrates the release of the volume, Dostoevsky at 200: The Novel in Modernity (University of Toronto Press, 2021), edited by Dr. Katherine Bowers and Dr. Kate Holland. Dostoevsky at 200 focuses on Dostoevsky’s contribution to the novel form and examines how the experience of modernity led to his particular engagement with form. In this discussion, the editors and contributors discuss the book’s conception, contribution to the field, and interpretative context.
Chair: Robin Feuer Miller (Brandeis University)
Presenters: Katherine Bowers (University of British Columbia); Melissa Frazier (Sarah Lawrence College); Kate Holland (University of Toronto); Chloë Kitzinger (Rutgers)
This event is part of a larger series of events to mark Dostoevsky’s bicentenary. It is co-hosted by the University of Toronto’s Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and the North American Dostoevsky Society and is made possible by a SSHRC Connection Grant and the generous support of our sponsors: