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Poor, sinning folk

confession and conscience in Counter-Reformation Germany

by W. David Myers

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bavaria (Germany),
  • Austria,
  • Germany,
  • Bavaria.,
  • Austria.
    • Subjects:
    • Confession.,
    • Penance -- History -- Germany -- Bavaria.,
    • Penance -- History -- Austria.,
    • Counter-Reformation -- Germany -- Bavaria.,
    • Counter-Reformation -- Austria.,
    • Bavaria (Germany) -- Church history.,
    • Austria -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-221) and index.

      StatementW. David Myers.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX2263.G3 M94 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 230 p. :
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL810046M
      ISBN 10080143081X
      LC Control Number95046885

      Description of the book "Poor Folk": When Poor Folk was first published in , Dostoyevsky—one of nineteenth-century Russia's most important authors—was just -twenty-four years old. The novel brought him immediate critical and public acclaim. For your reference, we provided these Poor Folk quotes with page numbers using the following version of the book: Poor Folk, Interactive Media, ( pages). To view 1 Full Study Guide, 1 Short Summary and 2 Book Reviews for this book, visit our Poor Folk - .

        When Poor Folk was first published in , Dostoyevsky — one of nineteenth-century Russia's most important authors — was just twenty-four years old. The novel brought him immediate critical and public acclaim. A poignant societal and physiological sketch, Dostoyevsky's masterpiece is written in the form of letters of correspondence between two characters, both 4/5(3). Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoevsky, a free text and ebook for easy online reading, study, and reference.

        the first novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, which he wrote over the span of nine months. First published in , it was lauded by the influential critic Belinsky, who (among others) hailed him as the new Gogol. This book was partly inspired by Nikolai Gogol's short story The Overcoat. The Souls of Poor Folk is an assessment of the conditions today and trends of the past 50 years in the United States. In and , Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., alongside a multiracial coalition of grassroots leaders, religious leaders, and .


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Book Description: In "Poor, Sinning Folk," W. David Myers investigates the sixteenth-century fate of the medieval Christian sacrament of penance, the process of confessing to a priest in secret one's sins against God and other humans.

In Pre-Reformation Germany, numerous layers of public ritual, expectation, and display surrounded the central secret act of confessing and. : "Poor, Sinning Folk": Confession and Conscience in Counter-Reformation Germany (): David Myers: BooksCited by: Poor Folk (Russian: Бедные люди, Bednye lyudi), sometimes translated as Poor People, is the first novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky, written over the span of nine months between and Dostoevsky was in financial difficulty because of his extravagant lifestyle and his developing gambling addiction; although he had produced some translations of foreign novels, they had Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky.

In "Poor, Sinning Folk," W. David Myers investigates the sixteenth-century fate of the medieval Christian sacrament of penance, the process of confessing to Poor priest in secret one's sins against God and other humans.

"Poor Sinning Folk": Confession and Conscience in Counter-Reformation Germany. By W David Myers. (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. xiii, $) David Myers' new book fills an important gap in Poor understanding of the processes of Reformation and Counter-Reformation and the role that penance played in those.

Poor Poor is great - the other stories in the book are not so much worth the time. The other stories in the book give a glimpse of sub-par writing from a great writer in the period where he was not at his best.

If you are one of those readers who want to see the contrast between a great writing and a fairly successful writing, the stories in 4/4(48). Poor Folk is an epistolary novel -- that is, a tale told as a series of letters between the characters.

And oh, what characters these are. Makar Dievushkin Alexievitch is a copy writer, barely squeaking by; Barbara Dobroselova Alexievna works as a seamstress, and both face the sort of everyday humiliation society puts upon the poor/5.

Poor Folk is absolutely phenomenal -- it's written in the epistolary form, and shows a correspondence between a creepy older man and his mysterious younger relative. Devushkin is obsessed with style, yet aware that he doesn't have any; the result is a series of plagiarized, Frankenstein-ish letters that cannot but cause the readers much mirth.4/5.

"Poor, Sinning Folk": Confession and Conscience in Counter-Reformation Germany. By W. David Myers. Cornell University Press, pages.

$ Confession, penance, and the attending rituals and rhetoric of the church have served to divide Christians and historians of Christianity since the Refor.

Poor Folk Note: Translation of Bednye liudi Language: English: LoC Class: PG: Language and Literatures: Slavic (including Russian), Languages and Literature: Subject: Friendship -- Fiction Subject: Russia -- Social life and customs -- -- Fiction Subject: Poor -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

Release Date: Aug 1, How glad was the poor woman when I gave her three of them. I am writing to you in great haste, for I am busy cutting out a waistcoat to send to you—buff, with a pattern of flowers. Also I am sending you a book of stories; some of which I have read.

Translated in by C. Hogarth. Written in and published inPoor Folk or Poor People is a natural beginning point for anyone who wants to read Dostoevsky. The novel occupies a position of particular interest and importance in both the history of Russian literature and Dostoevsky's work as a whole.

(Review) Poor, Sinning Folk: Confession and Conscience in Counter-Reformation Germany by W. David Myers Author: Marc R. Forster Keywords: confession, penance, Catholic, Germany, Reformation, Council of Trent Created Date: 11/6/ AM. Poor Folk (–5) is Dostoevsky's first novel.

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My doctoral work was in medieval and Reformation history, but I have also conducted research on a leprosarium in the Philippines, the theological dimensions of Alzheimer's disease, and congregational dynamics. This is Reverend Keck's review of the book, "Poor, Sinning Folk": Confession and Conscience in Counter-Reformation.

Poor Folk is the debut novel of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky. The title interestingly hints at the background of why Dostoevsky decided to write the. Myers continues to write on confession and penance, expanding and intensifying the themes first explored in "Poor, Sinning Folk": Confession and the Making of Consciences in Counter-Reformation Germany (Cornell University Press, ).

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WILLIAM DAVID MYERS. History Department. Fordham University. The Bronx, New York () Fordham University, Septem (Book review editor, Renaissance Quarterly, term begins January 1, ) PREVIOUS POSITIONS. Interim Chair, Department of History, August May “Poor, Sinning Folk.

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