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Encyclopedia > Netochka Nezvanova (novel)

The name Netochka Nezvanova, which can be translated roughly as "nameless nobody", is widely believed to be a pseudonym taken from the name of the eponymous title character in Fyodor Dostoevsky's early unfinished novel. A pseudonym (Greek pseudo + -onym: false name) is an artificial, fictitious name, also known as an alias, used by an individual as an alternative to a persons true name. ... An eponym is a person (real or fictitious) whose name has become identified with a particular object or activity. ... Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (Russian: Фёдор Миха́йлович Достое́вский, Fëdor Mihajlovič Dostoevskij, sometimes transliterated Dostoyevsky  ) (November 11, 1821 [O.S. October 30] – February 9, 1881 [O.S. January 28]) is considered one of the greatest Russian writers. ...


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