War and Peace (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation) by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation)

War and Peace (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation) download

War and Peace (Pevear/Volokhonsky Translation) Leo Tolstoy ebook
Page: 1296
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781400079988
Format: pdf

And thus, she kindly answered our probing, exploitative questions. What's the first thing(s) you read in the morning? Currently: War and Peace, the new Pevear/Volokhonsky translation. Most recent fun: a review of War and Peace, translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. War and Peace Translated by Richard Pevear & Larissa Volokhonsky It's hard to overstate the case for this translation as being essential. There are two big issues with this translation, depending on where you're sitting. I don't know if that's maybe my translation, (I'm reading a different translator--Pevear & Volokhonsky) or just a case of the book being longer and more ambitious. Using several examples from Tolstoy's War and Peace, the author gives the reader a whole new look and appreciation into the world of a translator. Of course, for Russian lit I go straight for Pevear & Volokhonsky! It is also hard to avoid hyperbole in its praise. As james wood puts it in his admiring new yorker review of richard pevear and larissa volokhonsky's translation of war and peace,.

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