Aims & Scope
An electronic research journal "The Unknown Dostoevsky" is aimed at revealing new possibilities in studying of the biography and works of the brilliant Russian writer, at ensuring an access of readers and researchers from the different countries to unpublished archives and little-known sources of Dostoevsky’s works. The Journal was established upon an initiative of the members of the Board of the International Dostoevsky Society. Leading scholars from different countries of the world form a part of the Editorial Board. Readers are offered unique archival materials, letters and manuscripts of Dostoevsky and his acquaintances, new facts and hypotheses, biographical and textological researches, forgotten and unknown recollections about the writer, critical articles from newspapers and magazines of the 19th and the first half of the 20th centuries, attributions of anonymous and pseudonymous articles in the magazines Time (1861-1863) and Epoch (1864-1865), in the weekly Grazhdanin (1873–1874).
The articles present various points of view, debates, pros et cons, criticism of critical reviews and myths, as well as new original researches about Dostoevsky's life and work.
The magazine is issued in the Russian and English languages quarterly, 4 times a year.
All articles submitted to the editorial office, reviewed.
All articles submitted to the journal, tested using the "Anti-plagiarism" software.
The publication of articles is free for authors. The magazine is in open access without any restrictions. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, to print full exile texts of articles of the magazine without preliminary permission from the publisher and the author – in the information, scientific, educational or cultural purposes on condition of the obligatory indication of a source (Art. 1273, 1274, 1286 of the p. IV of the Civil code of the Russian Federation).
The Journal is included in the international databases of scientific citing:
All research articles are included in Crossref database. Each research article is assigned a digital object identifier DOI (digital object identifier).
The journal is registered in the Russian Science Citation Index (elibrary.ru) and in Academic Electronic Library "CYBERLENINKA" (cyberleninka.ru), information on published scientific articles is provided within one month after the date of release of the next issue.
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