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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Humiliated and Insulted

In attempt to make Nikolai Natasha’s father reconcile with Natasha, Ivan persuades Nikolai and his wife to adopt Nellie. The novel may also offer the reader a greater insight into Dostoevsky’s life-long development as a novelist. Showing of 6 reviews. It’s a story that has deeply affected my humanity.

The Insulted and Humiliated. Back Humiliated and Insulted Fyodor Dostoevsky 5. From the Notes of an Unknown Penguin Classics. Humiliated and Insulted by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

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

By no means is Humiliated and Insulted essential reading. April 23, — Shelved Kindle Edition.


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It has all the elements of his more epic novels, and is narrated with a sense of urgency that is very compelling. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. 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. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Read more Read less. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. One deals with Vanya’s close friend and former love object, Natasha, who has left her family to live with her new lover, Alyosha.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Oneworld Classics September 1, Language: That is a reasonable way to look at the novel, although a more fitting label would perhaps be “Dostoevsky-beta”.

Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Sep 02, Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. To be sure, there are some fairly engaging moments in this book which reveal humanity in all its warty glory. Natasha’s family plan to move from Petersburg, but just before they leave 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.


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. The smallest details in this novel made all the difference for me. Cover to the Oneworld Classics edition.

Netochka Nezvanova Penguin Classics. The other branch of the plot deals with the approximately year-old hmiliated Nellie, whom Vanya saves from an abusive household by taking her into his apartment, and whose deceased mother’s story in some ways parallels that of Natasha. Write a customer review. This book is indeed as deep philosophically as those two.

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