Leo Tolstoy,Gary Saul Morson,Marian Schwartz's Anna Karenina (The Margellos World Republic of Letters) PDF

By Leo Tolstoy,Gary Saul Morson,Marian Schwartz

ISBN-10: 0300203942

ISBN-13: 9780300203943

ISBN-10: 0300216823

ISBN-13: 9780300216820

Tolstoy produced many drafts of Anna Karenina. Crafting and recrafting every one sentence with cautious motive, he was once whatever yet informal in his use of language. His undertaking, translator Marian Schwartz observes, “was to bend language to his will, as an tool of his aesthetic and ethical convictions.” In her very good new translation, Schwartz embraces Tolstoy’s strange style—she is the 1st English language translator ever to take action. prior translations have departed from Tolstoy’s unique, “correcting” meant blunders and infelicities. yet Schwartz makes use of repetition the place Tolstoy does, wields a sensible cliché while he does, and strips down descriptive passages as he does, re-creating his sort in English with mind's eye and skill.
 
Tolstoy’s romantic Anna, long-suffering Karenin, speeding Vronsky, and dozens in their family, associates, and buddies are one of the so much brilliant characters in global literature. within the thought-provoking advent to this quantity, Gary Saul Morson offers strange insights into those characters, exploring what they show approximately Tolstoy’s radical conclusions on romantic love, highbrow dishonesty, the character of happiness, the process actual evil, and extra. For readers at each stage—from scholars first encountering Anna to literary pros revisiting the novel—this quantity will stand because the English reader’s transparent first choice.

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