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Os irmãos Karamázov é o último romance de Dostoiévski. No fundo, ele resume toda a criatividade do escritor, trazendo à baila as malditas questões existenciais que o afligiram a vida inteira, com especial relevo para a flagrante degradação ethical da humanidade afastada dos ideais cristãos. Cheia de peripécias, a narrativa põe em foco três protagonistas irmãos, representantes dos mais diversos aspectos da realidade russa –o libertino Dmítri, o niilista Ivan e o elegant Aliocha –, a fim de alumiar as profundezas insondáveis do coração entregue ao pecado, corrompido por dúvidas ou transbordantede amor.

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All Jews, irrespective of their residence, were subject to a second kind of restriction, the numerus clausus, a quota system that limited severely the number of Jews who could be admitted to secondary and higher educational institutions and to the professions. Yet, as Robert Weinberg points out in this book, tsarist Page 2 (and Soviet) policies were contradictor); for along with these restrictions, the authorities attempted to assimilate the Jews by driving them into state schools, where they would be weaned from their religious and ethnic loyalties.

Furthermore, many in the Kremlin were interested in creating a Jewish national territory within the borders of the Soviet Union. Soviet Jewry, like several other extraterritorial minorities such as the Volga Germans, occupied an anomalous position because they lacked a national territory. Soviet policy in the 1920s aimed at normalizing the status of nonterritorial minorities by estab- Page 22 lishing official enclaves for them. However, what made granting Soviet Jews their own territory a special case was that the place selected for them was not one in which they had roots.

Over 90 percent of the Jews were confined to the Pale, with only the privilegedmerchants of the first and second "guilds" (that is, the wealthy), people with highly specialized skills, and long-term soldiersallowed to live outside the fifteen western provinces of the empire which made up the Pale. All Jews, irrespective of their residence, were subject to a second kind of restriction, the numerus clausus, a quota system that limited severely the number of Jews who could be admitted to secondary and higher educational institutions and to the professions.

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