Here are some photos from that excursion. To recap the basics: Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov is a college dropout who decides that a pawnbroker he's in debt to is a leech on society, and that killing her and stealing her pledges is justified. The rest is mainly psychological, moral, and religious drama leading to Rodya's eventual confession.
Dostoevsky's Vision Linger is St. Petersburg from The Star (Toronto
Dostoyevsky's Vision Lingers in St. Petersburg from The Star (Toronto)
In the Step's of Raskolknikov - Pics & a good, simple map of the "crime walk"
Dostoyevsky's Peterburg from Macalester College
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