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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Their subsequent affair scandalizes society and family alike and soon brings jealously and bitterness in its wake. Views Read Edit View history.

And just as conductors and performers can produce revelatory new interpretations after intense listening, so translators have the potential to allow the author to speak more clearly. The New York Public Library. Tolstoy’s limpid simplicity is deceptive, and his artistry of a high order, despite his apparent artlessness and eschewal of traditional rhetorical devices.

Please try again later. Because they are light and dry out quickly, they are well suited for tramping quietly through soggy marshes in ajd of snipe.

I read an English translation after that but did not remember how good it was. The husband-and-wife team works in a two-step process: The only content we will consider removing is spam, slanderous attacks on other members, or extremely offensive content eg.

By now Levin was used to expressing his thoughts boldly, not troubling himself to put them in precise words. Puttees, which derive from the Hindi word for band or bandage, are strips of cloth wound round the leg from ankle to knee for protection, and have an undeniable association with the Raj.


Can anyone warn me if this is just her untranslation problem or did other translators do ksrenina also? Volokhonsky is mostly known for her work in collaboration with Richard Pevear on translation of Russian classics.

Beautiful, vigorous, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina will be the definitive text for fans of the film and generations to come.

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Reading Anna Karenina makes me think I know what Tolstoy knows.

I feel like that’s a bad thing though. But this expression was so true that he and others felt they had known amd all along. So on a sabbatical, 10 years ago, I set out to read it in Russian, having given myself a couple of months of lessons.

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. It helped a lot to have this book on my kindle because towards volojhonsky end there was more and more french that was easy to translate with the kindle.

I believe this is the reason Tolstoy is considered a master. I’m a big fan of Librivox because I work with my hands all day and need to listen to something.

Volokhonsky emigrated to Israel inwhere she lived for two years. Don’t be discouraged by the length. Buy the one with the prettiest cover or with the most attractive formatting.


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May 31, Pages Buy. It does showt that living in a patriarchy is difficult for many women. I read it in a Chinese translation. volohonsky

Buy the selected items together This item: From that, plus the original Russian, I make my own complete draft. I’m sure he gets that the majority of us drool over this novel, but did anyone actually want to answer the question directly? This was another one of million true considerations that might be found in his painting and in figure of Christ.

As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. If you have a chance and like this mode at all, if you don’t read Russian, you might try reading one translation while listening to another. Art makes us feel we already knew what we otherwise never would have known.

Just as she came level with the middle of the staircase he raised his eyes, saw her, and his face took on a frightened, sheepish expression. Thinking back on the story I remember many ups and downs and tense moments and light hearted moments, it was very enjoyable and pretty easy to read.