First published in , Humiliated and Insulted plunges the reader into a By: Fyodor Dostoevsky Translator: Ignat Avsey Media of Humiliated and Insulted. The Insulted and the Injured. Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by Constance Garnett. This web edition published by [email protected] Last updated. Prince Alexey, aka Alyosha, the son of Prince Valkovsky is a naïve but loveable young man who is easily manipulated by his father. Alyosha.
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This new translation catches the verve and tumult of the original, which — in concept and execution — affords a refreshingly unfamiliar glimpse of the author. Its construction is that of an intricate detective novel, and the reader is plunged into doxtoevsky world of moral degradation, childhood trauma, and, above all, unrequited love and irreconcilable relationships.
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The Insulted and the Injured, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The book might be considered as early or proto-Dostoevsky version. It is a fresh translation of an obscure, previously hard-to-find work. Only flag comments that clearly need our attention. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
Yet the novel often reads like a soap opera, with many scenes that are obviously meant to be powerful but come across as maudlin at best, particularly those involving the Cosette-like child Nelly. Humiliated and Insulted by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. This note of personal feeling, this harsh reality of actual experience, undoubtedly gives Humiliated and Insulted something of its strange fervour and terrible passion, yet it has not made it egotistic; we see things from every point of view, and we feel not that action has been trammelled by fact, but that fact itself has become ideal and imaginative.
It’s a story that has deeply affected my humanity.
Oneworld Classics September 1, Language: The novel was written while Dostoevsky was working on his Memoirs From the House of the Dead, and thus predates Notes From Underground and Crime and Punishment by three and five years, respectively.
February 8, — Shelved as: Its a sturdy, reasonably priced paperback. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Despite being instantly recognizable as a “Dostoevsky” novel, there can be little doubt that Humiliated and Insulted is inferior to the author’s later, better-known works.
Humiliated and Insulted
Against our wills we are drawn in, whirled round, blinded, suffocated, and at the same time filled with a giddy rapture. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
It has all the elements of his more epic novels, and is narrated with a sense of urgency that is very compelling.
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