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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Following his father’s plan, Alyosha falls in love with Katerina, but still loves Natasha. It’s ftodor story that has deeply affected my humanity. Please try again later. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Description 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.

Page inshlted of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. First published inHumiliated and Insulted plunges the reader into a world of moral degradation, childhood trauma, unrequited love fyodkr irreconcilable relationships. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. It’s unusual to see a well-developed character as young as Nellie in a Dostoevsky novel, but Nellie fyoor be one of his most moving creations, and she in particular shows the influence of Dickens Dostoevsky indulted known to have read Dickens during the Siberian exile; this novel was conceived near the end of this exile.

They are composed purely and wholly of the stuff of the soul. 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. Alyosha is the saintly but dimwitted son of Prince Valkovsky, who hopes to gain financially by marrying Alyosha off to an heiress, Katya.


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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller dostoevsyk Want to Read saving…. Sep 13, This book is indeed as deep philosophically as those two.

Dostoevsky is that good, and I can only thank him for this beautiful novel. The only friend that remains by Natasha’s side is Ivan — her childhood friend who is deeply in love with her, and whom Natasha has rejected despite their being engaged. Back Humiliated and Insulted Fyodor Dostoevsky 5. 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.

Ignat Avsey is an independent scholar, and a freelance translator and lecturer. Customers who bought this item also bought. Feb 15, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Also, much of what I enjoy about Dostoevsky’s great works is how far ahead of their time they were in the sense that they make the reader work a bit to figure out what exactly he is trying to say.

Its construction is that of an intricate detective novel, and the reader is plunged into a world of moral degradation, childhood trauma, and, above all, unrequited love and irreconcilable relationships.

It was directed by Lau King, who also plays the character of the young writer Cen Mu in the film. It is later revealed that Prince Valkovsky is Nellie’s father and her parents were legally married.

The smallest details in this novel made all the difference for me.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Humiliated and Insulted turned my insides into a weepy mess. About Fyodor Dostoevsky Fyodor Dostoevsky is considered one of the greatest writers of all times.


My mind and heart could not tell, or maybe they could, but it did not make a difference. This new translation catches the verve and tumult of the original, which — in concept and execution — affords a refreshingly unfamiliar glimpse of the author.

The poor woman and her daughter come back to Petersburg and find Smith; Nellie’s mother asks forgiveness, but he rejects them.

Huniliated Oneworld Classics edition receives my stamp of approval. This note of personal feeling, this harsh reality of actual experience, undoubtedly gives Humiliated and Insulted something of its strange vostoevsky 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.

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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. At the centre of the story are a young struggling author, an orphaned teenager and a depraved aristocrat, who not only foreshadows the great figures of evil in Dostoevsky’s later fiction, but is a powerful literary presence in his own right.

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