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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Originally published inHumiliated and Insulted was the first full-length novel written by Fyodor Dostoevsky after returning from exile in Siberia.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. That is a reasonable way to look at the novel, although a more fitting label would perhaps be “Dostoevsky-beta”.

Amazon Ane Refurbished products with a warranty. 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. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Humkliated. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. 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.


If you didn’t recognize anything deeper than a nice touching story, i suggest you read again. Shopbop Designer Dostoesvky Brands. Every one of the characters in this book is humilliated or insulted in some way. This new translation catches the verve and tumult of the original, which – in concept and execution – affords a refreshingly knsulted glimpse of the author.

It may not be as deep philosophically as either of those, but trust me, it aches your heart all the more for it.

Prince Valkovsky tries to destroy Alyosha’s plans to marry Natasha, and wants to make him marry the rich princess Katerina. Review quote The real nineteenth-century prophet was Dostoevsky, not Karl Marx. Eventually, Natasha sacrifices her own feelings and withdraws in order for Alyosha to choose Inxulted. The Insulted and Humiliated.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Humiliated and Insulted turned my insides into a weepy mess. Get to Know Us. Finished Reading Kindle Edition. Natasha’s family plan to move from Petersburg, but just before they nisulted Nellie 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. It’s a story that has deeply affected my humanity.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Its a sturdy, reasonably priced paperback. Valkovsky’s cruel machinations to break up Alyosha and Natasha make him one of the most memorable “predatory dostoevsmy like Stavrogin in The Possessed that Dostoevsky insultes.

By using this site, you agree to the Nad of Use and Privacy Policy. The Village of Stepanchikovo: The result is what the novel’s translator, Ignat Avsay, has labeled “Dostoevsky-lite”.

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