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The Golovlyov Family (Classics)

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin

The Golovlyov Family (Classics)

by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin

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Published by Penguin Classics .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRonald Wilks (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7355293M
ISBN 100140444904
ISBN 109780140444902

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  The Golovlyov Family is a classic Russian novel focused on the eponymous family. The matriarch of the landowning family is Arina Petrovna, who rules her fiefdom with an iron fist. With her husband (a drunken alcoholic who does not much figure in the novel) she has had four children: three sons and a daughter. The. Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin's The Golovlyov Family has been called "the gloomiest novel in all Russian literature" by D. S Mirsky, who wrote the first. Description of the book "The Golovlyov Family": Recognized as a classic since its first publication in Russia in .

The Golovlyov Family has been described as the gloomiest of Russian novels. Certainly the characters are all wretched or unpleasant, and the reader of the novels who professes that strange but common English attitude to literature: "Would I like to meet these people?" must leave the book alone. Shchedrin's book is not gloomy; it is powerful. Searingly hot in the summer, bitterly cold in the winter, the ancestral estate of the Golovlyov family is the end of the road. There Anna Petrovna rules with an iron hand over her servants and family - until she loses power to the relentless scheming of her hypocritical son Judas.


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This decline is portrayed--in greatly varying detail and with greatly varying success--in the histories of nine members of the Golovlyov family. Only two figures gain any real profile: the strong-willed matriarch and her second son, Porphyry.

His character is Shchedrin's greatest accomplishment.4/5. The Golovlyov Family (Penguin classics) by Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book is described as a family saga set on the ancestral estate of the Golovlyov family about the time the country was in flux as the serfs were being freed.

I expected something Tolstoyan and idyllic. Instead, this is one of the darkest and bleakest of the Russian novels I have read/5(8).

new york review books classics THE GOLOVLYOV FAMILY MIKHAIL EVGRAFOVICH SALTYKOV(–), who wrote under the pseudonym Shchedrin, was born into a family of the landed gentry and, as a young man, entered the civil service in St.

Petersburg. In he began to publish satirical stories. The Golovlyov Family. Written by M.E. Saltykov S. Cioran (trans.) Review by Hanne Pearce. Carl Proffer’s introduction begins with the sobering words, “The Golovlyov Family is one of World Literature’s most depressing books.” Indeed it cannot be denied that this story, set in 19 th-century Russia, provides little optimism.

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One of the great books of Russian literature, The Golovlyov Family is a vivid picture of a condemned and isolated outpost of civilization that, for contemporary listeners, will recall the otherworldly reality of Macondo in Gabriel García Márquez's One Hundred Years of. The Golovlyov family is not a happy one and Mikhail Saltykov’s novel charts its decline in loving detail over several decades, before and after the emancipation of the serfs.

It is billed by D. Mirsky as ‘certainly the gloomiest [novel] in all Russian literature’, no mean feat in such a. He praised The Golovlyov Family, calling it the gloomiest book in all Russian literature—"all the more gloomy because the effect is attained by the simplest means without any theatrical, melodramatic, or atmospheric effects." "The most remarkable character of this novel is Porfiry Golovlyov, nicknamed 'Little Judas', the empty and mechanical Born: 27 Januaryvillage Spas-Ugol.

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The book is a classic in its own country, and it is obvious why The Spectator The Golovlyov Family has been described as the gloomiest of Russian novels. Certainly the characters are all wretched or unpleasant, and the reader of the novels who professes that strange but common English attitude to literature: "Would I like to meet these people?"4/5(K).

Shchedrin: The Golovlyov Family 27 May / David Auerbach / 1 Comment It must not be imagined that Iudushka was a hypocrite in the same sense as Tartuffe or any modern French bourgeois who goes off into flights of eloquence on the subject of social morality.