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Mikhail Lermontov

Autor(a) de A Hero of Our Time

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One of Russia's greatest nineteenth-century poets, Lermontov was at first an officer in an elite Guards regiment. Because of the views he expressed in a poem written on the death of Pushkin in 1837, he was arrested, tried, and transferred to the Caucasus. The poem, a passionate condemnation of the mostrar mais St. Petersburg elite for inciting Pushkin's ill-fated confrontation with D'Anthes, brought Lermontov instant fame. He returned to the capital a year later and began to publish regularly; two volumes of poems and the novel A Hero of Our Time appeared in 1840. Next year, as punishment for a duel, he was sent again to a line regiment in the Caucasus, where he distinguished himself in battle. In July 1841 he was killed in his last duel, the consequence of his own quarrelsome conduct. Lermontov was strongly influenced by Byron and Schiller, writing striking confessional poems that presented him in typically romantic defiance toward society. In his final years, he wrote more reflective and philosophical lyrics, as well as longer narrative poems, also derived from Byronic models. The most important of these is The Demon (1839), on which he worked for a number of years. The story of a fallen angel's love for a woman, it has provided Russian literature and art with a powerful archetype. Besides poetry, Lermontov also wrote plays and fiction, of which A Hero of Our Time is the most important. Made up of several tales by different narrators, the novel centers on Pechorin---a seminal example of the egotistical nineteenth-century "superfluous man," a specifically Russian derivative of the Byronic hero. Both this protagonist and Lermontov's complex narrative technique gave a powerful stimulus to Russian realist fiction. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Image credit: Carte de visite from late 1880s (George Kennan Papers, LoC Prints and Photographs, LC-USZ62-128263)

Obras por Mikhail Lermontov

A Hero of Our Time (1840) — Autor — 3,736 exemplares
The Demon (1965) 94 exemplares
Taman' (1945) 32 exemplares
Narrative poems (1983) 30 exemplares
A Lermontov Reader (1965) 25 exemplares
Werken 21 exemplares
The Masquerade (1835) 21 exemplares
La princesse Ligovskoï (1965) 17 exemplares
Selected Works (1976) 16 exemplares
Mtsyri (Russian Edition) (1975) 16 exemplares
Liriche e poemi (1982) 11 exemplares
Mikhail Lermontov Vadim (1984) 9 exemplares
Polnoe sobranie sochineniĭ (2014) 7 exemplares
Valik luuletusi 6 exemplares
Poeeme 5 exemplares
Werken 5 exemplares
Récits fantastiques russes (2007) 5 exemplares
Z plamene a jasu 5 exemplares
Поэмы (2015) 4 exemplares
Ashik Kerib A Turkish Tale (2011) 4 exemplares
Gedichte. (2000) 3 exemplares
Бородино (1989) 3 exemplares
PROFİL (2002) 3 exemplares
Sochineniya Tom 2 3 exemplares
Gedichte [Zweisprachig] — Autor — 3 exemplares
Hancer 3 exemplares
Princidino Mary 3 exemplares
O Herói do Nosso Tempo (2008) 3 exemplares
Kaŭkazaj rakontoj 2 exemplares
Lirika 2 exemplares
Sotjinenija 2 exemplares
Zamanımızın Bir Kahramanı (2018) 2 exemplares
Zamanimizin Kahramani (2019) 2 exemplares
Sochineniya Tom 1 2 exemplares
Izbrannye sochineniia 2 exemplares
Poems 2 exemplares
Major poetical works (1983) 2 exemplares
Wiersze i poematy 2 exemplares
El Demonio : Poema Oriental (1997) 2 exemplares
Poemy. Geroj nashego vremeni (2000) 2 exemplares
Mein Ru©land in Gedichten (2003) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Elektitaj versaĵoj 2 exemplares
Poezija: Drama: Proza 2 exemplares
Luuletusi 1 exemplar
Lullabies Kolybelnye (2010) 1 exemplar
Stikhotvorenija i poemy (2021) 1 exemplar
Poems (Russian Edition) (2014) 1 exemplar
Selected works 1 exemplar
Rusaj noveloj 1 exemplar
DEMONI 1 exemplar
Stikhotvoryeniya 1 exemplar
Stesk rozumu 1 exemplar
A Strange One 1 exemplar
Избранное 1 exemplar
Vår tids hjälte 1 exemplar
Selected Works 1 exemplar
Испанцы 1 exemplar
Ashik-Kerib 1 exemplar
[Works] 1 exemplar
Selected Works 1 exemplar
MTSYRI by Mikhail Lermontov (2019) 1 exemplar
Geroy nashego vremeni (2015) 1 exemplar
Valda dikter 1 exemplar
Poems 1 exemplar
Der Dämon / Bojare Orscha (1992) 1 exemplar
Lyrika 1 exemplar
Lyrika 1 exemplar
Junak našeg doba (2008) 1 exemplar
De demon en andere gedichten (2015) 1 exemplar
ЛИРИКА (2014) 1 exemplar
Novaj Versaĵoj 1 exemplar
Poemy (Azbuka - klassika) (2006) 1 exemplar
Mcyri : poemo 1 exemplar

Associated Works

World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuidor — 448 exemplares
Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida (2005) — Contribuidor — 223 exemplares
The Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian Reader (1993) — Autor, algumas edições206 exemplares
The Penguin book of Russian poetry (2015) — Contribuidor — 92 exemplares
The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children (1994) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
Russian Poets (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (2009) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
Out of the Blue: Russia's Hidden Gay Literature : An Anthology (1996) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
Meesters der Russische vertelkunst (1948) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Russian 19th-century Gothic Tales (1984) — Contribuidor — 15 exemplares
Selected Russian Short Stories (1928) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Russische verhalen (1965) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Die schönsten Pferdegeschichten (1992) — Autor, algumas edições6 exemplares
Russland das große Lesebuch (2017) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Black Widow: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2021) — Compositor — 2 exemplares
Russische Käuze (1968) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Talk About the Last Poet : A Novella in Verse and Other Poems (1981) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares


Conhecimento Comum

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Lérmontov, Michail Júrevic
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Localização do túmulo
Tarkhany, Russian Empire
Local de nascimento
Moscow, Russian Empire
Local de falecimento
Pyatigorsk, Russian Empire
Causa da morte
Locais de residência
Moskou, Rusland
Pjatigórsk, Rusland
University of Moscow



Mooi verhaal. Maar te sentimenteel èn m.i. over het het paard getild.
gielen.tejo | 59 outras críticas | Apr 24, 2024 |
Pushkin was killed in a duel at 37. Lermontov, a fairly immature (and wealthy) poet himself, responded with an angry poem condemning the society that supposedly pushed Pushkin to his death—a fate Lermontov himself would meet at the age of 26, also in a duel. It’s worth noting parenthetically that Lermontov’s work is notable for its protagonist as well as for Lermontov’s lyrical descriptions of the Caucasus Mountains where the stories are set. The Czar had effectively banished him there for his poem about Pushkin’s death. Lermontov’s anti-hero in this work, Pechorin, is a classic illustration of the “superfluous man,” a type created by Pushkin and later popularized by Turgenev. Pechorin is a cynical, arrogant egotist…unattractive at best. A Hero Of Our Time is his story, told in five parts, out of chronological order. The first story introduces Lermontov (the narrator), who is traveling through the Caucasus and meets Maksim Maksimych. This new friend recounts a story about his acquaintance, Pechorin. That narrative tells of Pechorin’s kidnapping and seducing a young local girl and the consequence of these acts. The next story introduces Pechorin in person, making clear just how unattractive most of his traits are. The last three stories consist of excerpts from Pechorin’s journals: “Taman” (Pechorin runs afoul of a band of smugglers); “Princess Mary,” a very long section about Pechorin’s courtship of a woman undertaken at the request of a another woman whom he actually loves, a story that ends tragically for all; and “The Fatalist,” a very short story about destiny and death. It’s hard not to be impressed by these stories which helped cement Lermontov’s place in the Russian pantheon. (Nabokov’s translation, which I read, was the first English version and it contains an interesting foreword; I also have a collection of Lermontov’s other works, including poetry, and the introduction by that translator (Guy Daniels) disagrees vigorously and at length with Nabokov’s interpretations. I suspect both are overstating their case, but the disagreement is enjoyable to behold!)… (mais)
Gypsy_Boy | 59 outras críticas | Feb 16, 2024 |
Even though the title of this novel is" A Hero of Our Time" , some readers, especially women, will characterize the main character (Pechorin) as antihero. As for me, while reading the novel, I found a strong connection with the main character, and I must confess that many of the ideas he expressed resonated deeply with my own.

Pechorin, the protagonist, is a classic example of a Byronic hero. These characters are typically disillusioned, restless, and possess an intellectual superiority that sets them apart from society. They often engage in a self-destructive behavior out of boredom and a search for meaning. As the archetype of the superfluous man, an individual with exceptional talents who see himself as the victim of a cruel fate Pechorin's experiences and attitudes especially resonate with our contemporary society. His cynicism, apathy, and manipulate nature are damaging to both himself and his female lovers - Bela and Princess Mary.

The novel is unconventional, divided into five loosely connected parts narrated by different characters.This structure sheds light on Pechorin from various perspectives and challenges the reader to form their own understanding. Also, the significance of the different settings, particularly the Caucasus mountains, in shaping Pechorin's experiences and character play a significant role in the novel.

Romanticism vs. Realism: The novel combines elements of both literary movements. The romantic aspects of adventure, love, and nature is contrasted with the realistic portrayal of psychological complexity and social critique.

Morality and Choice: Pechorin's actions blur the lines between good and evil. It appears that he lacks autonomy or control over the choices he makes and despite his inherent goodness, his actions do not align with that nature.
Therefore, he is a complete victim of his circumstances.
… (mais)
imotadin | 59 outras críticas | Jan 23, 2024 |
Libro eccezionale soprattutto per la struttura, che porta a inoltrarsi a poco a poco nella storia “entrando” al tempo stesso nei personaggi fino ad arrivare a Pečorin, figura tanto affascinante quanto respingente, ricca di ambiguità e fascino. Buona la traduzione di Paolo Nori, così come le sue quattro note conclusive.
d.v. | 59 outras críticas | May 16, 2023 |



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