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"ზიზღის" მთავარი გმირი, დამწყები სცენარისტი, არშემდგარი ცხოვრების შესახებ აღსარებას ამბობს და ბედნიერების პოვნას ოჯახურ სიმყუდროვეში ცდილობს. ის ბევრს ფიქრობს იმაზე, თუ რა უშლის ხელს ადამიანს იპოვოს ბედნიერება და როგორები უნდა ვიყოთ, რომ ჩვენ მიმართ ვინმეს ზიზღი არ გამოვიწვიოთ.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published 2010 by ბაკურ სულაკაურის გამომცემლობა (first published 1954)
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Megha

Ayn Rand's writing is probably the only thing that I have read and found more annoying than Contempt. Moravia's idea had such great potential. An existential, psychological drama, doesn't it sound promising? In fact, Moravia did succeed in portraying the obsessive, supremely self-centered and over-analytic narrator, Riccardo Molteni, pretty well. He lets the reader discover the unreliability of the narrator and see through his wrong judgements slowly during the course of the novel. But being ins...more
Yousra

هل
من الممكن
أن
تقرأ رواية
فتكره كل شخصياتها
ومع ذلك
تحب الرواية ككل؟؟


عجيب أمر هذه الرواية... مستفزة لأقصى درجة

كرهت كل الشخصيات ... وتعاطفت معهم جميعا

أعطيتهم أعذارا ... وغضبت لذلك

حزرت سبب احتقار الزوجة لزوجها حتى وإن كانت لم تقر سببا للإحتقار

وتعجبت أن تمتلك الأجنبيات تلك النزعة الشرقية في متطلبات المرأة من زوجها

رواية عجيبة ... ربما تتكرر في الحياة الحقيقية

كم من منزل يغلق بابه على زوجة تحتقر زوجها وزوج لاه غير مدرك أو مدرك تماما ولكنه راغب في الإحتفاظ بزوجته إما أملا في تغيير شعورها تجاهه و حبا لها...more
Fotooh Jarkas
رواية سايكولوجية رائعة ، أبدع فيها الكاتب بدراسة وتشخيص خواطر النفس البشرية لقصة تبدو لوهلة أنها نادرة جدا
الخاطرة التي راودت ريتشارد :
"إن الخادم يستطيع أن يفعل كل شيء ، باستثناء عصيان معلمه ،وإن الدهاء والتبجيل اللذين يحاول بهما أن يتجنب عصيان سيده ،هما أشد إذلالا من الطاعة الكاملة."
لخصت مغزى القصة عندي فقد كان السيد المستبد في الرواية هو حبه لزوجته .

بدا الكاتب محتارا في كيفية إنهاء قضية نفسية من هذا النوع فقرر إنهاءها كيفما اتفق ..
تراوحت النهاية بين وهم عودة الزوجة و الحياة الطبيعية ، وبين غياب...more
Walter
I’m not even sure the author gets what is going on in this narrative. I’ve seen the movie and then read the book. The movie’s distance really captures what is going on, the comment on consumer society: as merely because you own something doesn’t mean you’ll ever possess it, let alone understand it.

That being: Beauty. That’s what in this book everyone is trying to possess and understand. The woman possesses beauty but doesn’t own it. The writer understands it but doesn’t own or possess it. And th...more
Tosh
One of the greats among the greats. "Contempt" is a story about a screenwriter who loses his beautiful wife to his producer. Slowly the reader can see what's happening, and you just want to yell out at the page 'hey stupid, you are going to lose your beautiful wife to that awful man the producer!"

But alas it's too late. And here lies a story about a man who is blinded by his indifference to the world. A very romantic story of sorts that is not romantic.

A litle side note:

Jean-Luc Godard made th...more
Mikki
It doesn't happen often that I catch myself yelling aloud at the characters in a book. Some people scream at TVs (you know who you are), whereas I, when thoroughly provoked by a character, will go beyond the eyes-to-the-sky, heavy sighing, rapid paper cut inducing turning of pages and just let loose on a narrator. And If an author has me so engaged that I'm picking fights with paper? Well, then they've done their job.

4th page, second paragraph in and I'm already getting tight. Wait a minute…what...more
Lina AL Ojaili
انه يحاول أن يستشف السبب بالضبط لماذا زوجته لم تعد تحبه، ولماذا على وجه التحديد لديها مثل هذا الازدراء الشديد
نقطة ضعف رواية هي كثرة استخدام الايحاءات الجنسية
Kimley
This is my third Moravia and damn if he hasn't become one of my favorites now!

This is the anti-Homeric tale of the anti-Ulysses. The backdrop is a writer who takes on the dubious task of writing a script adaptation of Ulysses. Told in the first person by this screenwriter who clearly sees himself as an intellectual (referencing not only Homer but Dante and Joyce as well - woo hoo!) and sees himself as a man with integrity (no sea monsters in his script!) and yet he has a complete and utter lack...more
taghred talal
شدة الإدراك مرض .
Lona
قراءتي الثانية للروائي الإيطالي ألبيرتو مورافيا بعد "الهوان" وكانت تجربة مختلفة جداً لا علاقة لها بذلك الهوان، وأعتقد الآن أن هناك خللاً في ترجمتها بالإضافة أنها "من الممكن" أن تكون ترجمة مختصره، قد أقرأها يوما ما بالترجمة الإنجليزية لو صادفتني في إحدى المكتبات وللمهتمين فهي تحمل عنوان
Two Women


ولنعد الآن "للاحتقار"، هذه الرواية تكشف لنا قدرة الروائي أو موهبته في التحليل النفسي لردود الأفعال والمواقف المختلفة التي تعرَّض لها بطل هذه الرواية الذي يعاني من حب لزوجة تسبب الفارق الثقافي بينه وبينها
...more
Nora Dillonovich
Here I am in Florida, staring down block after block of stripmalls and condos. I've been to this state before, I knew the odds were stacked against me, so I came prepared. For the past few days I have moved through the repetitive streets with nyrb on my left and criterion on my right, sandwiched, ringed in a protective pretention of a quiet sort. Ech oh! For the past two days Contempt has been my bodyguard. I watched this movie during a feverish Godard phase- I even bought the DVD, which is some...more
Katie
This book was agonizingly good. Read it if you want to witness (and perhaps relive) the rather rapid disintegration of a long-term relationship, step by torturous step. Each niggling doubt, each pang of hurt and betrayal, each willful choice to ignore one's intuition and instead select a creative interpretation of the incontrovertible facts. How does love turn into contempt? After the fact, it is usually too difficult (as well as painful and potentially self-incriminating) to let ourselves remem...more
Pooriya
دنیای امروز طوری ساخته شده که هیچ‌کس نمی‌تواند راهی را که دوست دارد انتخاب کند، و برعکس باید کاری انجام دهد که دیگران می‌خواهند... چرا پول باید در آنچه انجام می‌دهیم، آنچه هستیم، آنچه می‌خواهیم بشویم، در حرفه‌مان، در آرزوهامان و حتی روابطمان با آنهایی که دوستشان داریم، چنین جایی داشته باشد؟
M.Samer.Helo


260 صفحة أنهيتها في ليلة واحدة من المساء وحتى الصباح.
وإذا أردت أن أكون حسن النية فيمكنني القول أن كثير من الأمور التي تشوب الحياة الزوجية وتعكرها تشبه إلى حد ما ما حدث في هذه الرواية
أمر لا يقدره أحد طرفي الزواج قدره الصحيح، ويترك أثراُ عميقاً في نفس الطرف الآخر، تتفاقم الأمور، وتحتقن النفوس، ويرحل الحب وتموت والمودة رويداً رويداً، ثم يأتي الكره، وأخيراً الاحتقار

لا أعلم ما هو الموقف الذي كان يجب أن أتخذه تجاه بطل الرواية...الاشمئزاز...العطف...الضرب...الإحباط...أدخلني في متاهة من المشاعر، واضطرني...more
Madhuri
This brilliant book, amongst other things, is a good example of how intellectualism can mess up your life. The perpetual questioning of things that seem alright, questioning of the slightest inflection and intonation, questioning of an inconsequential moody denial. Questions about:

Why did she not want to come out with me, why is she suddenly comfortable with spending time by her self, why does she sleep on the sofa, why didn't she make up after our last fight, are her confidences genuine? Is her...more
Bushra
رواية غريبة ومشوقة تدور حول زوجين غريبين ينتقلان إلى بيت يتملكانه بالتقسيط ويعمل الزوج كمؤلف سيناريو ليدبر المال يضطرب حبهما السابق وتتصدع علاقتهما بسبب تغيير يطرأ على الزوجة فيبدأ الزوج بملاحظات واختبارات ليعرف لماذا ومتى وكيف حصل هذا.. لكن كيف تعرف ما الذي تغير أنت أم الشخص الذي تلاحظه?? -بمعنى ربما لم يتغير شيء أنت فقط تفتحت عيناك وصرت ترى ما لم تكن تراه في هذا الشخص- وهل الأمور تصبح أقل سوءاً بمجرد الاعتياد أم أكثر سوءاً?? أم لأنك تريد تعزية نفسك بعدم ضياع تضحياتك هباءاً فتوهم نفسك أن كل شيء...more
Janice
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muhammad lafi

تحبني، لا تحبني، تحبني، لا تحبني..
اظنها نفس المتوالية التي تدور حول تويجات الوردة فتمزقها إ{با قبل الخلوص إلا نتيجة الغيب ننحاز لها أو نرفضها، لكننا بمتوالية مورافيا بالتأكيد لن نبحث عن وردة أخرى لنعيد الدولاب، ففي كل بتلة نمرطها من أفكارها ندخل في حشايا القلب مبضعا، أو نستسلم لجيش منظم من النمل يقود قصفا سجاديا لخلايا الدماغ.. تحبني، لا تحبني، تحبني، لا تحبني..
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كم هالني أنك تشبهين إميلي لهذا الحد، غبية، مكشوفة، بلا خيال، قبيحة, ساعة تشائين أو يشاء المزاج قبل أن تنقلبي أو تعصفي بي كعصف قميص ال...more
Mérita Selimi
This novel could be compared to a long monologue of the narrator who tries to explain the circumstances that brought his wife to break up with him.

Molteni always wanted to write scripts for drama and ended up a movie scriptwriter just to please his wife and her material needs. But just at the moment when everything seems to turn right for him, she announces him that she doesn't love him anymore. Worse than that she despises him and refuses to tell him why. The mental torture begins.

Throughtout t...more
Apu Borealis
I'm a fan after just one book. The prose is so perfect, exact, clear covering such a gamut of emotions and thoughts. I felt sheer envy at the way he can corral those amorphous feelings and consciousness into these precise expressions. If I could, I would want to steal his gift.

William
This is superb. Use of first-person narration a perfect match to content, especially toward the end when his arguments become ever more circular and his reason begins to go.
Gertrude & Victoria
Contempt, Alberto Moravia's famous novel is a work of raw psychological force, that reverberates long after you're finished, abandoning you in a cold, dazed state.

Any man who has known ruthless and abject rejection without (apparent) cause or reason will be able to relate to the main character, script writer, disillusioned idealist, Riccardo Molteni, who desperately searches for an answer - any rational answer - to his wife's uncharacteristic apathy, and subsequent, unremitting contempt towards...more
Jennifer
Difficult to define why I liked this story. Perhaps it's because I have a soft spot for "the nice guy." The young, broke, newlywed, narrator husband is trying his best to financially support and please his beautiful, simple-minded wife, but all in vain. When the relationship begins to splinter over petty issues, he begins to doubt his reasons for compromising that which he loves (writing for theater) for the sake of a large film industry paycheck. Why did he give up his passion for this woman wh...more
شكري الميدي أجي
حين وصلت للفصل الثاني عشر من رواية ((الاحتقار)) للروائي الايطالي البرتو مورافيا، شعرت بانني أفقد أعصابي فعلاً، فالبرغم من إنها كتابة رصينة ومتأنية، إلا إنها تحوي شعوراً غريباً يدفعك اياه مورافيا لكي تحتقر البطل، مولتيني. منذ الصفحة الثانية احتقرت الشخصية لحدود التعفن، لكنني واصلت القراءة لأتوه بعدها في احتقار شيء لم يعد مفهوماً بالنسبة لي، لأنه غدا اشبه بمزيج من الشقفة، العطف والاحساس العميق بأن جزء من الحقارة هو الجهل والغباء. والاهتمام بالآخر أكثر مما يجب، كما إنه جزء منه يكمن في الطموح، شعرت...more
Jesse
An excellent novel, but also an excellent example of how film adaptations can sometimes be even better than the books they're based on. I'm not sure that this is exactly Moravia's fault, as the whole story--the disintegration of a romantic relationship for seemingly inexplicable reasons--is inherently more suited to a visual medium, where silences and sideways glances and words that hang awkwardly between people more subtly and eloquently convey such situations better than an increasingly desper...more
Sergio
A brilliant and brutally devastating novel, 'Contempt'explores the burden of one man's desires and needs and the angst of realizing his own limitations.

Narrated in first person, 'Contempt' describes in minute, painful detail the disintegration of Riccardo and Emilia's marriage. Riccardo, though perhaps not aware of it, is a complete narcissist. As a narrator, he's extremely unreliable. He doesn't lie, but he filters his observations through his contrived delusional self-image. Riccardo sees him...more
Aya Fathy
رواية رائعة تأخذك لأجوائها النفسية و هذيان أبطالها الجنوني أحياناً ..

الإحتقار ذلك الشعور البغيض الذي من الممكن أن يأتيك على حين غرة و لا تدري له أسباب محددة بعينها ذلك ما حدث مع إميلي تلك الزوجة التي كانت تعشق زوجها لكنها فجأة صارت تحتقره ، و هو يقاسي الويلات بسبب ذلك ..

الإسقاط على أوديسة هوميروس جعلي عقلي يلمع و أنا أربط بينهم .. فعلا رائع الإسقاط .

معاناة أبطال الرواية و حوارات بطلها الداخلية نسجها ألبرتو مورافيا بمنتهى الروعة .

إقتباس من إحدى هذيانات البطل :


يقال أن الآلية هي التي تتيح لنا أن ن...more
Nathaniel
"I was not so much meditating as stirring together in my mind the cold, acid flavors of the various feelings, all of them disagreeable, that agitated me." "I was all nerves and imagination, morbidly sensitive and complex."

Molteni, your narrator, never more accurately describes both his personal weaknesses and his narrative style. There are no rays of light in "Contempt." This novel incarcerates a reader within the arrogant and insecure psyche of an unsatisfied man. Molteni is incredibly self-con...more
Vahakn Keshishian
The truth has a striking power, a lightning effect, an imposing character and no soul can rest until the truth is discovered, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Contempt is a journey of one man, an Odyssey towards the truth, however dim and dark, and cave-like, the truth is still the absolute destination that every human being thrives for.
An interesting read, a compelling experience, yet very hard to come into terms with. Sometimes disturbing, yet enlightening, full of psychoanalysis, y...more
Narmin
Contempt was one of my first adult reading experience. I'd heard about Alberto Moravia as an acclaimed Italian author so I decided to read it. Fortunately, It got me from page one - now I am happy that this book let me enter the world of books.
It's a story about a writer who observes the loosing of his wife to a producer. The writer wants to know why his wife hates/ or should I say despise him so much. The funny thing is that as a reader you clearly see the reason behind this contempt - but he...more
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NYRB Classics: Contempt, by Alberto Moravia 1 6 Oct 22, 2013 11:26AM  
  • The Wine-Dark Sea
  • La Confusion des sentiments
  • Mouchette
  • The Unpossessed
  • The Skin
  • Moravagine
  • Monsieur Monde Vanishes
  • Witch Grass
  • As a Man Grows Older
  • Conversations in Sicily
  • Irretrievable
  • The Moon and the Bonfire
  • That Awful Mess On The Via Merulana
  • Requiem: A Hallucination
  • Tropismes
  • Mr. Fortune's Maggot
  • Sleepless Nights
  • The Furies
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Alberto Moravia, born Alberto Pincherle was one of the leading Italian novelists of the twentieth century whose novels explore matters of modern sexuality, social alienation, and existentialism.
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“Loyalty, Signor Molteni, not love. Penelope is loyal to Ulysses but we do not know how far she loved him...and as you know people can sometimes be absolutely loyal without loving. In certain cases, in fact, loyalty is form of vengeance, of black-mail, of recovering one's self-respect. Loyalty, not love.” 22 likes
“An uncertain evil causes anxiety because, at the bottom of one's heart, one goes on hoping till the last moment that it may not be true; a certain evil, on the other hand, instills, for a time, a kind of dreary tranquillity.” 7 likes
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