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Dostoevsky, Ayn Rand, and the Drama of Ideas That Matter

Shoshana Milgram

Presented at: OCON 2021

Date: Sep 01, 2021

Fyodor Dostoevsky was a novelist of ideas. Ayn Rand praised his “enormous intelligence” and “superb mastery of plot structure”; some of her fiction even has parallels with his. As a writer, he dramatized principles with passionate intensity and psychological complexity. As a man, he took part in Russia’s debates and dangers (including hard labor in Siberia).  Powerful convictions inspired his characters’ actions--and his own.

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