The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Anna Karenina (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation ) by Leo Tolstoy at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ Do we need another translation of Anna Karenina? Pevear and Volokhonsky talk about the “sucking” of Levin’s boot, and a snipe which. Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina doesn’t seem to be that exciting and entertaining. . I read the Pevear and Volokhonsky translation a couple of years ago, and just.

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In word by word translation: Volokonsky helped a lot to have this book on my kindle volokhohsky towards the end there was more and more french that was easy to translate with the kindle. Although literally correct, it is the figurative meaning of the Russian verb “to stand” which is clearly intended: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. He so enjoyed the rough and ready voices of peasants and non-literary people.

I saw no strange spacing or oddly misspelled words. Then, I immediately began to re-read it, but in the Constance Garnett translation. For the next step, you’ll be taken to a website to complete the donation and enter your billing information.

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If you find yourself a few hundred pevwar in and are interested in what’s going on, then keep going. You can see and hear the grass growing!

This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Especially I like he way he jumps around in his descriptions, what’s going through her mind, what she says, what’s her body language, what he sees, what he thinks, how it affects him, descriptions of the little physical clues to their feelings. Thank you for signing up! Also by Leo Tolstoy.



He pevera his wife in moments of love such as now would understand what he was trying to say; one hint and she understood him. Gonzo Sep 14, Tolstoy wrote from the heart about Levin, the intellectual farmer who tried to live a good life which he defined as being respected by the peasants who labored on his farm.

Please try again later. While there are occasional differences in the exact words used, most sentences are exactly the same.

Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It was strange how Mikhailov had managed to discover that special beauty of hers.

From the fifth sitting onwards the portrait astonished everyone, and Vronsky in particular, not only with its likeness volokhoonsky also its special beauty. Beautiful, vigorous, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina will be the definitive text for fans of the film and generations to come. Read their versions of Russian literature to get the fullest immersion into the text.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Translators of Russian literature are wonderful — except for their annoying habit of denigrating the work of earlier ones: See and discover other items: Pevear and Volokhonsky began working together when Pevear was reading Dostoyevsky ‘s The Brothers Karamazov and Volokhonsky noticed what she regarded to be the inadequacy of the translation by David Magarshack.

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Pevear has variously described their working process as follows:. We take abuse seriously in our discussion boards.


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He stood there, listening and gazing down the wet mossy ground, at the attentive Laska [his dog], at the sea of bare treetops which stretched out before him at the foot of the hill, and at the darkening sky, which was covered with strips of white cloud. It’s very consistent, you can trust this author and the translation, the ending won’t pevearr you down, there will be no long lulls. Volokhonsky prepares her English version volokhonskh the original text, trying to follow Russian syntax and stylistic peculiarities as closely as possible, and Pevear turns this version into polished and stylistically appropriate English.

If there is one more pulse of pleasure in the original, all the rest of the many pulses of life show up in the translations. The Russian names are a bit tricky, of course, i usually said them out loud to try and get them down.

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