While the original Russian text of Tolstoy’s "War and Peace" is no longer in copyright. release with a translation by the well-regarded team of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. According to.

the Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of “War and Peace,” and Laurie Sheck’s “A Monster’s Notes,” to name just a few (many more from his portfolio are delightfully catalogued on his Web site). He.

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Orlando Figes After reading their 2007 translation of War and Peace, Orlando Figes, the eminent Russian historian, did not mince words about Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. And so, neither.

Translators Pevear and Volokhonsky are already famous for producing readable versions of “War and Peace,” “The Brothers Karamazov,” “The Master and Margarita” and numerous other iconic works. Born in.

In their Russian translations, Pevear and Volokhonsky have been restoring the odd syntax that was tidied up by others. In War and Peace, in a scene that repeated the word “wept” (“plakat”) seven times.

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This is a long, long book–three times the length of War and Peace–and nothing much happens (beyond. Michael Dirda: Started reading it; I liked the Pevear/Volokhonsky Crime and Punishment.

Open Book spotlights new fiction and non-fiction. That’s exactly what’s happened in the US – the novel in question is War and Peace, which has just been published there in a new translation by.

Before I had any idea what War and Peace was or what it was about. Be sure to grab the translation by Pevear and Volokhonsky. It’s widely considered the best one. “Man cannot possess anything as.

Reading War and Peace: The Effects of Great Art on an Ordinary Life. The Millions Interview: Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky: This interview with the world’s most famous working translators.

Reading War and Peace: The Effects of Great Art on an Ordinary Life. The Millions Interview: Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky: This interview with the world’s most famous working translators.

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His interview with the husband-and-wife translating partnership of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky will excite those awaiting their new version of War and Peace. SR City of Laughter by Vic.

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In December, there’s a “War and Peace” vodka party, to toast the paperback edition of the Pevear-Volokhonsky translation, and a new cocktail in the works to accompany our own Ben Greenman’s.

A quarter-century later, the book is in my hands again, thanks to the husband-and-wife team of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. I read their translation of War and Peace two summers ago. It.

While the original Russian text of Tolstoy’s "War and Peace" is no longer in copyright. release with a translation by the well-regarded team of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky. According to.

Tolstoy’s War and Peace became an exemplary text of the counter-tradition. in the new versions of Crime and Punishment by David McDuff and by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky—but both fail in.

translations of War and Peace are causing a raucous among the Russian literary elite. But the New York Review of Books’ Orlando Figes writes in his review of Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky’s.

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