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Jean-Christophe: Dawn, Morning, Youth, Revolt

(Jean-Christophe three-volume edition #1)

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"Jean-Christophe" is the history of the development of a musician of genius. Translated by Gilbert Cannan.
Paperback, 424 pages
Published March 1st 2007 by Echo Library (first published 1905)
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Armina
Sep 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
اول کتابی که دست من بود نوشته بود:
«به کسانی که رنج میبرند
و
پیکار میکنند
و
پیروز میشوند.»
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Ian
Mar 03, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I came to these books via Stefan Zweig's "World of Yesterday"; in that autobigraphy Zweig is clearly in awe of Rolland and his work, in particular "Jean Christophe" and Zweig is proud to be a friend to Rolland. Printed versions of "Jean Christophe" are fairly hard to track down now, although there's an electronic version on Gutenberg. I managed to find a set of the Jupiter paperbacks from 1966 with the 10 novels in 4 volumes. The novel(s) is essentially a bildungsroman from Jean Christophe's bir ...more
Laura Uplinger
Mar 16, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I read Jean Christophe many, many years ago, lying on the morning sand of Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro...
It was summer, and while basking in the tropical sun - once in a while taking a delicious swim in the cool ocean - I was aware of the privilege of reading such a gorgeous story.
Somehow, Romain Rolland knew the extraordinary wealth of a musician's mind. The story is very moving, and can inspire all those who love music and its chosen.
Naele
ان کس که دوست دارد مورد محبت نیست، ان کس که مورد محبت است خود دوست ندارد. ان کس که دوست دارد و مورد محبت است یک روز دیر یا زود از عشق خود جدا می شود. ادمی رنج می برد. دیگری را می رنجاند. و از این دو تن بدبخت تر همیشه ان کس نیست که رنج می برد./
عشق در سینه ی ان کسی است که دوست دارد، نه ان کسی که دوستش دارند./
Jorge
Aug 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Por fin en Noviembre del 2013(Noviembre 2013) llegué a una novela que había estado buscando con ahínco por varios años en varias partes del mundo (no es una metáfora!) ya que en México es sumamente difícil conseguirla, es más, en las librerías no se vende hay que recurrir al "mercado secundario". Novela muy apreciada por artistas e intelectuales del pasado y todavía por algunos amantes de las ideas pacifistas y humanitarias promovidas por el ganador del Nobel en 1915 Romain Rolland, llamado en s ...more
Ahmad Sharabiani
همچون زمانی که مه نمناک و انبوه، رو به رقت مینهد و پرتو آفتاب، آهسته، در آن نفوذ میکند. دانته - برزخ - سرود هفدهم
ژان کریستف جلد اول سپیده دم، بامداد مرگ ژان میشل ، نوجوان خانه ی اولر، اثر رومن رولان چاپ سوم انتشارات نیل
Lewis Weinstein
I read that "Jean-Christophe" was among the favorite books of young Zionists in Poland during the 1920s, so I will probably have the Polish characters in my new novel read the book and discuss it. There is much about awakening love and the creation of music that is beautifully written and could lead to fascinating experiences and interactions for my young characters.

Rolland won a Noble Prize for Jean-Christophe in 1915. By a strange coincidence, our apartment in Collioure, France was located on
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Laura
I. L'aube.
The original French text is available at La Bibliothèque électronique du Québec.

II. Le matin.
The original French text is available at La Bibliothèque électronique du Québec.

III. L'adolescent.
The original French text is available at La Bibliothèque électronique du Québec.
Ann Klefstad
Jan 06, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
There are several volumes to this book (well, 3 in English and like a dozen in French), a vast belle-epoque account of the creative life that serves as an opportunity for Rolland, a critic and aesthete, to rumble on about culture in general. But it's a fascinating look, a really thorough one, at the world of Parisian culture at a time when it was the center of the world.
Shokufeh شکوفه  Kavani کاوانی
Romain Rolland changed my view towards men through Jean-Christophe so thank you , thank you.
Shokufeh شکوفه  Kavani کاوانی
There was an L'ame enchantee who became Jean-Christophe and stayed with us for rest of our lives.
Marine Marhem
Aug 11, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: novel
Շատ վաղուց կարդացած գիրք,բայց հիշողությանս մեջ մնացած որպես մի հիանալի գիրք երաժիշտ- դաշնակահարի կյանքի պատմության մասին, հեղինակը` Ռոմեն Ռոլանը, Նոբելյան մրցանակակիր է:Երաժշտության պատմության պրոֆեսոր էր,դաշնակահար ու գլխավոր հերոսի` Ժան - Քրիստոֆի պրոտոտիպը հենց ինքն է ու Բեթհովենը ...more
Tim Aurthur
I so badly wanted to love this book, which was a blockbuster in its day and became impossible to find in French until Amazon issued a Kindle version a few years ago. What could be more dramatic and more musically interesting than a fictionalized Beethoven at the turn of the 20th century?

Sorry to say, I was disappointed. The book starts out wonderfully: the kind grandfather, the tender mother, the abusive father, the discovery of genius. But after Christophe has grown up, when you expect his deve
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saeide_n
Sep 16, 2008 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: roman
خوب یادم هست که با چه ولعی می خوندمش ( حسی که امروز کمتر پیش
می آد ! )
با ژان کریستف در واقع زندگی کردم با جلد اولش خودمو توی دوران کودکی ژان تصور می کردم و به شوق می اومدم با جلد دومش لحظات عاشقانه دوران نوجوانی به یادم می اومد و جلد سومش منو توی غم عجیبی برد اون جا که ژان با سابین آشنا میشه ودر نهایت سابین میمیره
جلد چهارمش پر از موسیقیه جلد پنجمش دوران اوج ژان رو به تصویر می کشه جلد ششم آنتوانت رو یادم میاره با اون زندگی غم بارش جلد هفتم و هشتمش رو متاسفانه خاطرم نیست جلد نهم که عاشق میشه وجلد
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Stella
Dec 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I am not sure why I have never heard of this book or author before.

I downloaded on Kindle just out or curiosity (it's free!) but once i started reading I just couldn't stop. This author breaks so many 'rules' of writing, he tells the story, he is barely showing it and yet It works.
The book was published in 1911 and yet the main character is someone i could identify with in so many ways, first love, first encounter with injustice, the feelings of being a child. This is Vol 1 of quite a large op
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Davood Rezaei
Jul 13, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
من جلد اولش رو که خوندم متوجه تاثیر شخصیت ژان بر خودم شدم. وبا شوق خاصی به خواندن بقیه کتاب ادامه دادم.صبور بودن و اعتماد به خویشتن و صداقت داشتن و اینکه هدف رو شناختن و بخاطرش جنگیدن از برجسته ترین فضیلت های اخلاقی این شخصیت و این کتاب بود به عقیده من.
Sahel
Sep 21, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
همه رومن رولان رو به خاطر توصیفات دقیقش تحسین می کنن اما به نظر من یه کم خسته کننده است.فقط از اون توصیفات کودکی ژان کریستف خوشم می آد.نگاه کردنش از چشم یک بچه فوق العاده است
Lourdes Mordini
Oct 24, 2013 rated it it was amazing
In ten volumes, great read. Romain Rolland received the Nobel Prize.
soroush
Mar 28, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
متن ترجمه ي م ا به اذين را خواندم كه يكي از لذت بخش ترين تجربه هاي زندگيم بود
Li Li
Apr 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fictions-classic
Love this book, so inspiring, full of struggling but also beauty and hope.
Ali
Jun 22, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: world-literature
ژان کریستف و جان شیفته را م. به آذین(محمود اعتمادزاده) به فارسی ترجمه کرده که اولی یکی دو سال قبل از انقلاب و دومی در سال های اول انقلاب منتشر شده اند.
Lucy Yang
Oct 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read the whole book. It took me a long time to finish. Not a easy journey, not very easy to understand. But one thing about classics is that many of thinkings are still very advanced even for current society. We are all in a circle of history.
LynnSilver
Jul 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very insightful observation of human psyche
Fx Smeets
Dec 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Roman qui a tant marque mon adolescence, que je relis trente ans plus tard, et qui me parle toujours. Longue critique a venir
Thomas Nelson
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fiction
A True Epic Novel of a Tolstoy scope. Jean Christophe's life flows like a river with vast shapelessness on the surface but an immense momentum towards its goal. Truly enjoyable read.
Trounin
Роллан воссоздает из ничего складную историю, красиво увязывая слова. Повествование читается наперёд, но читатель не будет бежать впереди ладного слога, находя удовольствие от авторской манеры изложения. Самое главное, что происходит в жизни главного героя, это его становление и последующая необходимость кормить родителей и братьев, так как кроме него некому зарабатывать деньги. Казалось бы, отчего отец этим не занимается? Всё просто! Отец продолжает пить, для чего тащит из дома абсолютно все ве ...more
Silvi
Mar 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Жан-Кристоф е едно момче, което всеки от нас може да открие в себе си. За времето, в което го опознавах аз разбрах, че съм също толкова честолюбива, глупаво принципна и горда и затова съм изпитвала на главата си същите последици от неразумното си поведение, както ги изпитва и Кристоф. Чрез присъствието му в живота си намерих не просто съмишленик, но и приятел, а и някой, който би могъл да ме разбере. Ако Кристоф беше реална личност той нямаше да е сам и неразбран, защото аз щях да му правя компа ...more
Maryam
Jun 15, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
شکست مردم برگزیده را از نو می آفریند، جان ها را از هم متمایز می سازد، آنچه را که پاک و نیرومند است به یک سو می نهد، و آن را پاک تر و نیرومندتر می گرداند. اما سقوط دیگران را تسریع می کند یا جهش شوق را در آنان می شکند.از این راه بخش عمده ی ملت را که از پای درمی آیند از برگزیدگان که به راه خود ادامه می دهند جدا می سازد.برگزیدگان این را می دانند و از آن رنج می برند؛ حتی در آنان که دلاورترند اندوه نهفته ای لانه دارد، اندوه از احساس ناتوانی و تنهایی خویش و بدتر از همه آن که اینان نه تنها از پیکر ملت خ ...more
مهتاب
نت ،موسیقی ،چرخش ،رقص ،بیخیالی ، ارزوهای قشنگ ، جنب و جوش و کودکی که قند توی دلش اب میشود ...نت های بالا و پایین صدای جیر جیرک ،نق نق بچه ....تالاپ تلوپ اب رودخانه....و دلی که از شنیدن نت ها غنج میرود
Araceli Mendiluce
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Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1915 "as a tribute to the lofty idealism of his literary production and to the sympathy and love of truth with which he has described different types of human beings."

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