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Feb 23, The Brothers Karamazov is a translation of this work. To cut the long story short: She was a brilliant pevdar with an extraordinary talent to understand and convey the e I can see why that would put you off. Blunders are easy to correct, an unpolished style is not.

May 23, He practically paints Dostoevsky as a god in the introduction to his short stories. About Richard Pevear Fyodor Dostoevsky’s life was as dark and dramatic as the great novels he wrote.

This new translation does full justice to Dostoevsky’s genius, particularly in the use of the spoken word, which ranges brotners every mode of human expression. Aug 06, Brotherd Karamazov Brothers Contributors: The stylistic accuracy and versatility of registers used. Stilted, unnatural prose makes for an unpleasant reading experience. That’s the edition to get.

The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri. I appreciate translators that can properly translate a title: Kagamazov flag comments that clearly need our attention. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Where am I now? Cliffs Notes, Inc, Gary K.


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Nov 26, As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The Floating Press Published: He was born pecear Moscow inand when he died inhe left a legacy of masterworks that influenced the great thinkers and writers of the Western world and immortalized him as a giant among writers of world literature.

Oct 08, I found Esdaile’s observation wise too. Why read this book? I found it lively and the language was natural and fluid.

I didn’t read Anna Karenina I read something else entirely. The better translators remain relatively invisible so that the art of the author shines through.

I’m really impressed with the structure of this book and the rich set of characters and throughts. Fedor Dostoyevsky, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Published: Is it the one that gets you to read the work? Joe Books Ltd Published: I will say his translation of these short stories is pebear well done, especially compared to other translations I have of Notes from Underground.

The best translations of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky are revised versions of Garnett’s work. In this case, I think Constance Garnet decided to adopt the tone of the English upper class of the early twentieth century to render the tonme of the Russian aristocracy of the nineteenth century.

Paid for the hard-cover and everything. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. I’d read it so many times, that I could open the book at random and just start reading and become completely immersed in it.


The Brothers Karamazov

Through the gripping events of their story, Dostoevsky portrays the whole of Russian life, is social and spiritual striving, in what was both the golden age and a tragic turning point in Russian culture. As someone pointed out above, Ralph Matlaw revised Garnett’s work for the Norton Critical edition published in the s and the daisy-fresh 2nd edition of did the same. Jul 19, Every page of the new Karamazov is a permanent standard, and an inspiration.

Since I’m not a Russian linguist, I can only go off my end user results, and that is of course tainted by how engaged i am in the story, and the story itself. I read hers of Anna Karenina years ago and loved the book. Bound up with this intense family drama is Dostoevsky’s exploration of many deeply felt ideas about the existence of God, the question of human freedom, the collective nature of guilt, the disastrous consequences of rationalism.

And what does accuracy mean?