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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I do like Avsey’s translations and find his English to flow better than the more popular Pevear and Volokhonsky who are also great and perhaps more faithful to the original Russian.

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The result is what the novel’s translator, Ignat Avsay, has labeled “Dostoevsky-lite”. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. This edition is also noteworthy in that it includes a brief bio of Dostoevsky, pictures and illustrations, and the first few pages of the novel in the original Russian. The Oneworld Classics edition receives my stamp of approval.

One of the most important themes throughout Dostoevsky’s work is the expiative value of suffering, and The Insulted and Injured, with its tragically moving plot and characters, develops that theme. The Best Books of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

May 21, Oscar Wilde claimed that Humiliated and Insulted is “not at all inferior to the other great masterpieces,” and Friedrich Nietzsche is said to have wept over it.

The book might be considered as early or proto-Dostoevsky version. This book is indeed as deep philosophically as those two. Natasha’s family plan to move from Petersburg, but just before they leave Humillated dies from a chronic heart condition; the little girl makes it clear to Ivan she does not forgive her father for his cruel treatment of her mother. Oneworld Classics September 1, Language: It has all the elements of his more epic novels, and is narrated with a sense of urgency that is very compelling.


Humiliated and Insulted turned my insides into a weepy mess. Against our wills we are drawn in, whirled round, blinded, suffocated, and at the same time filled with a giddy rapture. Including illustrations; four pages in the original Russian; informative essay looking at Dostoevsky’s entire career as a writer. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

Nellie’s mother is dying and she makes Nellie promise to never go for help to her real father, whose name is on a document she leaves her daughter. Another reason for the novel’s lack of artistic greatness was the pressure to that Dostoevsky was facing after his return from exile to quickly write a novel that was sure to be a commercial success; meaning, it was more important for him to quickly write a novel that would be popular with the general reading public.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of huimliated In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. 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.

It’s a story that has deeply affected my humanity. I saw every character in front of me moving and talking I tend to agree with Dostoevsky, who himself acknowledged that the novel contained a single insultes scene and one or two memorable characters; after reading it become obvious which ones they are. First published inHumiliated and Insulted plunges the reader into a world of moral degradation, childhood trauma, unrequited love and irreconcilable relationships.


Review quote The real nineteenth-century prophet was Dostoevsky, not Karl Marx. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? One deals inshlted Vanya’s close friend and former love object, Natasha, who has left her family to live with her new lover, Alyosha.

Natasha leaves her parents’ home and runs away with Alyosha prince Alexey — the son of Prince Valkovsky. Get to Know Us. Humiliated and Insulted Russian: The story ends on an ambiguous note with Natasha and Ivan reflecting on the events that have unfolded. He is constantly torn between these two women, too indecisive and infatuated with both to make a decision.

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Retrieved from fyodot https: Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Narrated by a young author, Vanya, who has just released his first novel which bears an obvious resemblance to Dostoevsky’s own first novel, Poor Folkit consists of two gradually converging subplots. Write a customer review. My mind and heart could not tell, or maybe they could, but it did not make a difference.

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