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RUDIN (1856) by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (1818-1883) tells the story of a character typical to Turgenev -- a "superfluous" man, weak of will, brimming with indecisive frustration -- and yet tormented by ideals. Rudin is made impotent by the dissonance of honoring the older generations while at the same time embracing the new bold epoch of pre-revolutionary Russia. The them ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife (first published 1856)
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Amene
Jun 02, 2015 Amene rated it liked it
Shelves: روس-ها, 2015
عالى نيست اما خوب هست، ادبيات روس خالص،معرفي ها و شخصيت ها و همه و همه سنت رايج ادبي،لذت بردم اما شگف ت زده نشدم. خيلي شبيه رمان همان هميشگي از يكي ديگر از نويسندگان روس بود كه اسمش يادم نيست. در مجموع فضاي عدم آگاهي، قدر ناشناسي رايج روسيه ي تزاري را نشان مي داد، همان اسامي پرطمطراق روسي و همان زندگي هاي يكنواخت همه ي داستان هاي روسي هم دوره اش.
Hansen Wendlandt
Jul 31, 2011 Hansen Wendlandt rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just fabulous! The modern sense of sarcastic insight that Twain brought into American literature, what Cervantes might have done for literature in general, what Vonnegut and Nabokov turned into a completed art, Turgenev introduced into the standard world of 19th century Russian characters and situations. The wit isn’t as quick as, say, Wilde, but Rudin is sharp, funny and an emotional commentary on wasted potential.

Our title character is not a hero. Despite all his charms--and you can’t deny he
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El
Jun 28, 2008 El rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rudin is a highly educated, well-brought up man in his 30s living in Russia. He embodies the Superfluous Man popular in Russian literature: a man of high intelligence and ideals with no action. He is, essentially, all talk and incapable of following through with his thoughts and desires. He is a moocher, living off of the generosity of others. He is taken in by Darya Lasunsky, mother of 17-year-old beauty, Natalya. Rudin befriends Natalya, an equally intelligent young woman, filled with secrets, ...more
Eadweard
Oct 25, 2015 Eadweard rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction-read, russian
"Poetry is the language of the gods. I love poems myself. But poetry is not only in poems; it is diffused everywhere, it is around us. Look at those trees, that sky on all sides there is the breath of beauty, and of life, and where there is life and beauty, there is poetry also."
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"'I assure you, Alexandra Pavlovna,' said Pigasov slowly, 'nothing can be worse and more injurious than good-fortune that comes too late. It cannot give you pleasure in any way, and it deprives you of the right—the pr
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Maryam
Feb 06, 2015 Maryam rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
اي جواني مرا به كجا اوردي، انقدر بر سرم زدي كه ديگر جايي براي قدم برداشتن نيست
ولي بايد بپرسم أيا واقعا به هيچ دردي نمي خوردم، أيا واقعا بر روي زمين كاري براي من نيست؟
من بارها از خودم اين سؤال را كرده بودم و هر قدر سعي كردم خودم را در نظر خودم تحقير كنم
باز هم حس مي كردم كه صاحب نيرو و قدرتي هستم كه به همه ادميان إعطاء نشده است! پس
چرا اين نيرو و قدرت ثمري به بار نمي اورد؟
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چرا اينطور است؟ چه چيزي مانع ان مي شود كه مانند ديگران زندگي و فعاليت كنم؟
Fatema Hassan , bahrain
Jun 16, 2014 Fatema Hassan , bahrain rated it it was amazing



رواية " رودين للروائي والكاتب المسرحي الروسي ( ايفان تورجينيف -) من أنصار الأدب الواقعي و مؤلف رواية الآباء والبنون ،قلمه عاصر أقلام رواد الأدب الروسي فتجده يتحدر من ذات السمات و التقاليد ولكنه أكثر رشاقة و انفتاحًا و تنوعاً وحداثة و ذلك يعود لأن تعليمه أوروبي و قد عاش حياته بين ألمانيا و فرنسا بعد اعتقاله في موطنه روسيا في عهد نيقولا الأول الذي تفتحت في عهد بطشه حركات الكفاح السياسي ، ورغم تميز أعمال تورجينيف كان معاصروه من الأدباء الروس يطلقون عليه " رجل الغرب " لما لمسوا في أسلوبه الروائي من
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Amalie
Jan 13, 2012 Amalie rated it really liked it
Turgenev has a way with words so whatever the work may be, it is worth reading. The characters here are beautifully written specially for such a short novel and are truly memorable, specially Rudin but memorable characters are there in his short stories as well. The length of a work doesn't stand in the way of Turgenev in creating his rare, yet very realistic characters.

Turgenev's Rudin is the sort of charismatic man who sets people's hearts on fire but he has a fatal flaw. He is a superfluous
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آتوسا افشین
کتاب رودین را بلافاصله بعد از آشیانه اشراف خواندم. موضوع جالب دو شخصیت اول مشابه هر دو داستان بود . مردی میانسال و دختری جوان درگیر رابطهای عاشقانه میشوند. در هر دو داستان عشق به سرانجامی نمیرسد. مرد بزدلانه پا پس میکشد و دختر خشمگین از رفتار مرد عقب مینشیند. اما اتفاق جالب واکنش شخصیتها در دو داستان است. در داستان رودین مرد (رودین) در نهایت به یک شخصیت انقلابی تبدیل میشود و در جریان درگیریهای قیام فرانسه کشته میشود. زن داستان (ناتالیا) خوشبخت میشود. و در روند زندگیی آرام قرار میگیرد. آشیانه اش ...more
Kim
Oct 24, 2014 Kim rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Rudin" is the first novel by Ivan Turgenev. Turgenev started to work on it in 1855, and it was first published in the literary magazine "Sovremennik" in 1856. For some reason that I don't know it seems to be the least known of Turgenev's novels. I would think that if you read one or two of his other novels you would want to read the first, but apparently not everyone thinks like I do, which is an incredibly lucky thing come to think of it. Also, I am sure I have never seen any of Turgenev's nov ...more
Simona Stoica
Feb 08, 2015 Simona Stoica rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
„- Uite, zise Rudin, şi cu un gest, îi arătă fereastra, vezi mărul ăsta, s-a rupt din pricina poverii şi a numeroaselor sale roade.. Adevăratul simbol al geniului.”

Nu am întâlnit de foarte mult timp o carte care să se joace cu atâta uşurinţă şi dezinvoltură cu sentimentele mele, o operă care să mă pună în încurcătură prin cuvintele unui personaj atât de complex, bântuit de propriile gânduri şi idealuri, încât e dispus să îşi sacrifice fericirea pentru un adevăr îmbrăcat în minciună. Un adevăr ca
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Aleksander Sharemetov
Apr 13, 2015 Aleksander Sharemetov rated it it was amazing
Shelves: therussians
Рудин - лишний человек, если говорить школьными шаблонами. Это люди исключения. Таких единицы. Мне больше запомнились другие персонажи. Пигасов - местный дикарь: это надо же додуматься толкать женщин в бок осиновым колом! Четыре положительных персонажа достойны упоминания: Наталья Ласунская, Волынцев, Липина и Лежнёв. Рудин, краснобай, гегельянец, но чьи слова расходятся с делом, сбил с толку Наталью Ласунскую. Наталья и Рудин - это как Наташа Ростова и Анатоль Курагин, та же трагедия наивной де ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
عنوان: رودین؛ نوشته: ایوان تورگنیف؛ مترجم: آلک قازاریان، مشخصات نشر: مسکو؛ در 230 ص، کلاسیکهای ادبیات روسی، ادبیات روسیه

آن روزها کتابی بود که همه خوانده بودند، کتاب انقلاب
Sara Elsaeed
Feb 14, 2014 Sara Elsaeed rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: روايات
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والدموع لاتأتى دائماً بالفرج , بل هى تروح عن النفس وتشفيها ممابها إذا واتت بعد طول احتباس , واستعصت أول الأمر على الجهد , ثم راحت تنهمر فى تكاثر رخية عذبة , وهكذا يخف الألم المبرح الصامت , على أن ثم عبرات باردة , عبرات تند من العين فى حنق وضغينة , ويعتصرها من القلب قطرة قطرة ماناء به من من حزن شديد مقيم , وهذه العبرات لاتأتى بعزاء ولاتفرج كرباً , والحاجة الملجة هى التى تستدر هذه الدموع , ومن لم يذرفها لايكن قد عرف الشقاء حقاً "

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"أستطيع الآن أن أرد
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Gol
Sep 09, 2010 Gol rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novel
یکی از بهترین کتابایی که تو عمرم خوندم. من اینو از "پدران و پسران" خیلی بیشتر دوس دارم.
Casey
Sep 20, 2013 Casey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Rudin is the story of Dmitri Nikolaevich Rudin, the titular character, who travels to the Russian countryside to stay with the widowed female landowner Darya Mikhailovna Lasunskaya.

He interacts with her small social circle: her daughter Natalya Aleskeevna Lasunskaya, her secretary Konstantin Diomidych Pandalevskii; and other landowners: the brother and sister Sergei Pavlovich Volyntsev and Aleksandra Pavlovna Lipina, woman hating Afrikan Semenych Pigasov, and social eschewing Mihailo Mihailych
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Elizabeth (Alaska)
But there was in him such a love of light, sunshine, and living human poetry, such an organic aversion for all that is ugly, or coarse and discordant, that he made himself almost exclusively the poet of the gentler side of human nature.

This is not Turgenev's description of the title character, but is, instead, the description of the author Turgenev as contained in the Introduction to this novel. I haven't seen a better way of saying why I enjoy this author.

That said, Rudin is just not as good as
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Jorge Cienfuegos
El ambiente, el tema y la prosa del autor a priori lo tenían todo para gustarme, pero la novela me ha resultado insustancial de principio a fin. No he conseguido que ninguno de los personajes me despierten ni un mínimo de interés, así que ha sido una lectura bastante tediosa, y seguramente no la hubiera terminado de no ser por su corta extensión. No descarto leer obras posteriores del autor, porque sé que esta no es de las mejores, pero esta, desde luego, no me ha interesado lo más mínimo.
Lola M.
Aug 16, 2015 Lola M. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Muy Turgenev, muy ruso, con unos personajes secundarios de caracteres típicos (media burguesía rural pagada de sí misma y bastante pazguata) y unos protagonistas muy sentidos con los que te encariñas con facilidad. Inocencia de primer amor bien llevado aunque sea fallido contra madurez del enamorado vencido por demasiados planteamientos filosóficos.
Un gusto de lectura
Chambllion Zores
Dec 04, 2015 Chambllion Zores rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
تدور احداث هذه الرواية حول شخصية رودين، الذي عكس تورغينيف من خلالها شخصية المثقف الذكي الذي يتسم بذلاقة اللسان وفصاحة اللغة وقوة حججه في المناقشات الفكرية والفلسفية. ولكن تورغينيف لايعكس الجانب الايجابي فقط من هذه الشخصية بل يعكس الجانب السلبي المتمثل في سلبية رودين فهو شخصية تحمل افكار مثالية لا يستطيع فعل شي مما يقوله اي شخصية اقوال ولا افعال.
وفي بيت السيدة الثرية لاسونسكايا حيث يقيم رودين في هذا البيت لفترة يلتقي مع باقي شخصيات الرواية التي برع الكاتب في وصفها وسبر اغوار النفس البشرية لهذه ال
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Mohsen Rajabi
کتاب رودین، به رسم یکی از سنت های قدیمی داستان گویی، با شخصیت های فرعی شروع می شود. شخصیت هایی که با همه خوبی ها و بدی هایشان، همانند سایر مردم معمولی اند... و ناگهان رودین ظهور می کند. می توان گفت که این کلیشه معمول است در داستان گویی و اینچنین شخصیت اصلی کتاب و خلق و خویش، از دیگر مردم متمایز می شود.
تورگنیف را به حق خالق شخصیت هایی می دانند که چندین دهه بعد، از نظر روانشناسی، تیپ یا شخصیت روانی شان بررسی می شوند و در واقع تورگنیف اولین کسی است که چنین شخصیت های خاصی را به گستره وسیعی از مخاطبا
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Carlos
Apr 04, 2015 Carlos rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Iván Sergueievich Turgueniev no es un nombre que haga retemblar en su centro la tierra literaria, al menos para los lectores del novísimo siglo XXI. Mas, si prestamos atención a algunos de los autores que han admirado su obra –Tolstoi decía que sus relatos son “verdaderas perlas que no están al alcance de cualquier escritor”, mientras que Flaubert arguyó en alguna ocasión que le hubiera gustado ser profesor de literatura “sólo para tener el gusto de explicar sus libros”– y aquellos que han sido ...more
Kemal Buran
May 27, 2014 Kemal Buran rated it really liked it
Dimitri Nikolayeviç Rudin.

Rus edebiyatına özgü bir tip olan ' Gereksiz Adam'lardan bir tanesidir Rudin.

Kendisiyle başı belada olan adamlardan..

Sınırsız ruh güçleri olan ama bunlardan yararlanma olanağı olmayanlardan..

Sosyal ve ahlaksal sorunların farkında olan fakat buna karşı mücadele gücünden yoksun olan insanlardan.

Arzuyla iktidarsızlık arasındaki o azap verici çekişmeyi iliklerinde hissedenlerden..

Kuramsal olarak kurtarıcı bir yaşam ve varoluş felsefesine sahip olan, uygulamadaysa varoluş
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Kat
Mar 24, 2015 Kat rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Turgenev is one of my favorite writers.

I love Rudin, Turgenev’s first nove. I have read it again and again. It is elegant, lyrical, and also disturbing in its revelations about the malleability of human nature. Each character is portrayed as delicately as a figure in a water-color painting, vivified by physical description, humor, and dialogue. Rudin, the intellectual stranger who arrives unexpectedly at the wealthy Darya Mihailovna’s estate, immediately dominates the household and turns relatio
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Haman
Oct 16, 2014 Haman rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: world-novel
فقط می تونم بگم بینظیر بود

زندگی معنوی قوی وکوشش برای نیل به حقیقت و ازادی رودین را در مقامی بالاتر از محیط قرار میدهد اما قهرمان رمان برای نیرو و استعداد خارق العاده خویش مورد استعمال پیدا نمیکند عقل و استعدادو دانش وی به هدر رفت در نتیجه رودین شخصی غیر فعال شد که قادر نبود از سعادت خویش با دوشیزه خویش دفاع کند

ماکسیم گورکی ضمن بیان گذرا نبودن ارزش این رمان و اهمیت سیمای رودین مینویسد او خیال پرداز بود منقد واقعیت بود باصطلاح زمین بکر را شخم میزد
Pedro
Mar 31, 2016 Pedro rated it really liked it
A cada livro que leio de Turgenev mais percebo o conceito de pessoa supérflua. É engraçado como é um conceito intemporal que se aplica perfeitamente aos dias de hoje, mas mais especificamente à idade do intelecto - segundo Glubb. Isto porque a pessoa supérflua é senão um génio, uma pessoa dotada de mestria na palavra, um estudioso, mas mais que tudo é uma pessoa com um fraco poder de vontade.

Nas minhas últimas recensões críticas de obras de Turgenev, é sempre constante a minha alusão à passivida
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Misha Kendis
Jan 20, 2014 Misha Kendis rated it really liked it
Прочитал на русском языке-очень интересное окончание...
Janith Pathirage
May 19, 2015 Janith Pathirage rated it really liked it
Still cant' figure out if Rudin is good or evil.. Perhaps he got both in him 50/50. One thing unique about these Russian novels is the story might look pretty mainstream, but the characters are not. Its so darn difficult to understand these protagonists !. If you take works like 'Crime and Punishment', 'Oblamov' or 'Resurrection', its the same story. You'll love these characters yet you'll hate them at the same time. 'Rudin' is not as good as 'On the eve', but its a top class psychological novel ...more
Jaume Fusté Massot
Oct 13, 2015 Jaume Fusté Massot rated it liked it
Un autor favorito y preferido. Ver Romans et Nouvelles Complets en 3 vols. (ed. Gallimard, Bibliothèque de la Pléiade). Del 1er vol. me han gustado más: Petuchkov, Memorias de un Cazador, Diario de un Hombre Superfluo, Aguas Tranquilas (lo había visto traducido como Remanso de Paz), Jakob Passinkov, y Rudine.

Del 2º vol. me han gustado especialmente: Assia, Nido de Nobles, Primer Amor, y Humo.

Y del 3er vol. lo mejor para mí es la Historia del Teniente Iergunov, mi preferida, Aguas Primaverale
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Cintia Andrade
Quando os russovsky chegam, não tem pra ninguém.
Ronald Roumanis
Nov 28, 2015 Ronald Roumanis rated it really liked it
Shelves: fiction, classics
Rudin's titular character is a common fixture in 19th Century lit: an overeducated, garrulous young man who charms his way into favor in many a matriarchal wealthy Russian household. Deep down he understands that he is of no value other than being all the rage at coffeetalk. He appears to expose himself as an amoral bounder as his backstory becomes unveiled to the key characters. He connives the lovely young virgin into falling in love with him, then weasles out of the relationship once familial ...more
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Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev (Cyrillic: Иван Тургенев) was a novelist, poet and dramatist, and now ranks as one of the towering figures of Russian literature. His major works include the short-story collection A Sportsman’s Sketches (1852) and the novels Rudin (1856), Home of the Gentry (1859), On the Eve (1860), and Fathers and Sons (1862). These works offer realistic, affectionate portrayals of the ...more
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