õ The Brothers Karamazov / The Possessed ê Download by ☆ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

õ The Brothers Karamazov / The Possessed ê Download by ☆ Fyodor Dostoyevsky There is a lot of debate over translations, but I will take that up at the end In any case, novels just don t seem to have characters like this any The intense brothers, their fascinating but off track father, two daring and often mysterious women, a dying priest elder who was either a saint or charlatan depending on one s perspective these were among the main characters, but there are plenty to lure you into this extravaganza of humanity There were four brothers, one fathered out of marriage with a homeless woman sadly cast off from the village This novel is also about Russian community, which functions like a main character equivalent to the chorus in Greek tragedy There are though two sections that might slow down contemporary readers One near the beginning of the novel is a philosophical examination of religion The other is the trial that occupies 14 chapters, several Dostoyevsky S Literary Works Explore Human Psychology In The Troubled Political, Social And Spiritual Context Of Th Century Russian Society With The Embittered Voice Of The Anonymous Underground Man , Dostoyevsky Wrote Notes From Underground , Which Has Been Called The Best Overture For Existentialism Ever Written By Walter Kaufmann He Is Often Acknowledged By Critics As One Of The Greatest And Most Prominent Psychologists In World Literature I started listening to the audio CDs, and I found the pace too slow Stopped at the end of the second disk and will pick up the book at some point.
I have finally tackled The Brothers Karamazov Actually, it has tackled me, making me feel as if I can at last touch ground after being suspended in air, riddled with anxiety for what seems like an eternity I must admit that I grew tired of the enormous amount of dialogue, especially the relentless dramatic way the characters interacted with one another But this is to be expected, because it is another culture, on another continent, at a particularly turbulent time I have always believed that doubt is a powerful tool that can educate and shape one s character, and, although I still have the same conviction, Dostoyevsky has held a mirror in front of me, clearly revealing the anguish that accompanies the bottomless search for Truth Ivan s brilliance was overshadowed by both his righteous indignation and his venomous spite Smerdyakov was a product of his environment, There is a lot of debate over translations, but I will take that up at the end In any case, novels just don t seem to have characters like this any The intense brothers, their fascinating but off track father, two daring and often mysterious women, a dying priest elder who was either a saint or charlatan depending on one s perspective these were among the main characters, but there are plenty to lure you into this extravaganza of humanity There were four brothers, one fathered out of marriage with a homeless woman sadly cast off from the village This novel is also about Russian community, which functions like a main character equivalent to the chorus in Greek tragedy There are though two sections that might slow down contemporary readers One near the beginning of the novel is a philosophical examination of religion The other is the trial that occupies 14 chapters, several The Possessed by Fyodor Dostoyevsky A fabulous tragedy, included among the best books ever writtenThe Guardian has listed The Possessed on its 100 best books at first time when I read this tragedy, it was in a Romanian translation and it was called The Demons.
This is actually the third time, albeit the latest is in abridged form, adapted for the BBC where it has lost a lot of its value.
I used to stay away from adaptations of classical works, viewing it not exactly as a betrayal but as a downgrade.
At this stage, the plays based on works that are chef d oeuvres help in at least two ways, if not in some instances First of all, the plan is to listen to plays BBC adaptations mostly that are based on works that I have read once or twice in fact, I had the chance but avoided listening to the Karamazovs for I want to read it a second time before lowering down to a shor The Possessed by Fyodor Dostoyevsky A fabulous tragedy, included among the best books ever writtenThe Guardian has listed The Possessed on its 100 best books at first time when I read this tragedy, it was in a Romanian translation and it was called The Demons.
This is actually the third time, albeit the latest is in abridged form, adapted for the BBC where it has lost a lot of its value.
I used to stay away from adaptations of classical works, viewing it not exactly as a betrayal but as a downgrade.
At this stage, the plays based on works that are chef d oeuvres help in at least two ways, if not in some instances First of all, the plan is to listen to plays BBC adaptations mostly that are based on works that I have read once or twice in fact, I had the chance but avoided listening to the Karamazovs for I want to read it a second time before lowering down to a shor Dostoyevsky is one of my inspirational writers , this book is incredible , he described intelligently the russian life or precisely the russian family i would like to call it a ridiculous family in a way that makes you as that you live with them , it made me understand how the life was at that epoch 1831 i think , i knew the softness of the russian people as he said although they seemed cold and senseless Mmmmm what else aha although Fyodor pavlovitch the father was so aggressive with his sons , but i didn t hate him though he deserves i don t know why , maybe because of his stinginess Alyosha the angel , it hurted me that he suffered alot , poor alyosha Demitri wasn t the wise brother although he should be because he is the elder Ivan his role was not of that important There were some repeatable paragraphs , words After a number of false starts over the last decade, I finally found my way to the end of this behemoth And having finished it, I now find myself completely unable to be objective rating it, as the sheer amount of hard work involved in getting through has left me feeling like the novel is my literary war buddy What I will say, is this Dosteoyevsky s reputation as a psychologist is well earned, with the characters in this novel bearing out the best and the worst of human nature in ways that are often painfully raw and well wrought However, for me, the insights were too often broken by the as Nabakov said wastelands of literary platitudes, which often stretched for inch thick sections of the novel I think this lead to some even sympathetic characters being over exposed through unnecessary repetition, which ultim First time I ve read Dostoyevsky I loved it The characters were so complex and real There was nothing contrived or fantastical about the story and yet it was never mundane Like life, the events that unfold are complicated and loose ends are left untied, conflicts left unresolved and tragedy seems to even win the daybut there is also goodness that persists through it all from beginning to end and it seems that is enough to make it an overall inspiring and encouraging tale I assumed when I picked it up that it would be difficult and perhaps obscure or over my head But it was so accessible and this translation was very easy to read.
Hailed as the father of russian fiction,I had high hopes from the author and the image which so obviously precedes him.
This book falls just short of making you wonder what is the hullabaloo all about.
Exhaustive at over 800 pages it gets insanely drudgery and mundane to the point of repetition.
Exploring human facets of greed,envy,lust and materialism,the take home for the reader is immensely powerful.
However,the citations and plot deployed by the author to paint the picture is awfully plain and repetitive.
Read it for exploring a style of writing but not for savouring a literary genius.
5 stars is not enough I give it 6 stars at least This is the best book I ve ever read Unfortunately, I read it 6 months ago and I can t recapture the insights and appreciation I had then So I will refer to the Wikipedia article Who could forget a great Russian novel the first time you read one Dostoyevsky is a great one to read Complex characters and the clash and debate of great ideas make it worth than one reading.
I started listening to the audio CDs, and I found the pace too slow Stopped at the end of the second disk and will pick up the book at some point.

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