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Sarah Young

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SARAH YOUNG is a lecturer in Russian at the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London. She previously held posts at the University of Toronto and the University of Nottingham. She is the author of Dostoevsky's 'The Idiot' and the Ethical Foundations of Narrative, and co-editor of em>Dostoevsky on the Threshold of Other Worlds. Her current projects expand her research on Dostoyevsky into new areas: she is writing a study of Russian labor camp narratives, and developing a literary cartography project, Mapping St Petersburg ( She blogs about her research and teaching at

The Crocodile

Chtenia: Fall 2013
Dostoyevsky's hilarious story about a man swallowed by a crocodile, which was also a brilliant satire on political economy and the importation of Western ideas to Russia.
Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Translator: Constance Garnett and Sarah Young
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The Many Faces of Fyodor Mikhailovich

Chtenia: Fall 2013
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky is known for huge, intense, philosophical works, but this reputation ignores the great variety of his writing.
Author: Sarah Young
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