This award-winning translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky remains true to the The Brothers Karamazov: A Novel in Four Parts With Epilogue. To compare the Garnett and the Pevear-Volokhonsky translations of “The Brothers Karamazov” is to alight on hundreds of subtle differences in. Contributors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky, Publisher: Vintage Title: The Brothers Karamazov (Barnes & Noble Classics Series).

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The Floating Press Published: And it all comes from lying—lying to others and to yourself. The Karamazov brothers Contributors: Khokhlakov, a wealthy woman, always tastefully dressed, was still young and very pretty; she was rather pale, with very lively, almost black eyes.

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Views Read Edit View history. The Brothers Karamazov Contributors: Retrieved 18 February A man who lies to himself, and believes his own kaaramazov, becomes unable to recognize trutheither in himself or in anyone else, and he ends up losing respect for himself as well as for others. There is something about the rhythm and choice of words that appeal to me, and that helps me understand the characters.

Then we work closely together to arrive at a third draft, on which we make our ‘final’ revisions. For some reason, this translation feels a bit awkward to me, and McDuff has a choice of words and a style that hinder more than help me. She was no more than thirty-three, and she had already been a widow for some five years.


Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky Russian: We go over it one more time, and then we read it twice more in proof.

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Their version of the same text is:. He who lies to himself and listens to his own lies reaches a state in which he no longer recognizes truth either in himself or in others, and so he ceases to respect both himself and others.

Volokhonsky prepares her English version of the original text, trying to follow Russian syntax and stylistic peculiarities as closely as possible, and Pevear turns this version into polished and stylistically appropriate English.

The poor girl had been unable to walk for about six months, and had to be pevar around in a long Bath-chair on rubber-rimmed wheels.

She began collaboration with her husband Richard Pevear in But no translation is perfect, and he uses a language that appeals to me and many others: Modern Poetry in Translation, New series. Her fourteen-year-old daughter, whose legs were paralyzed, had been unable to walk for six months and had to be pushed around in a wheelchair.

She completed her studies of theology with the diploma of Master of Divinity from Yale. Selected pages Title Page. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Account Options Sign in. Description Comments Ungluers 3 Editions. The husband-and-wife team works in a two-step process: She had a charming little face, somewhat thin from her illness, but full of gaiety. About me Blog Home.

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MacAndrew and the Bantam Classic version, which volokhosky is pleasing to me:. She had a charming little face, somewhat thin from sickness, but cheerful.


Simon and Schuster Published: Not respecting anyone, he ceases to love, and having no love, he gives himself up to passions and coarse pleasures, in order to occupy and amuse himself, and in his vices reaches complete bestiality, and it all comes from lying continually to others and to himself. Oxford University Press Published: Their hrothers of Boris Pasternak ‘s Doctor Zhivago met with adverse criticism from Pasternak’s niece, Ann Pasternak Volokhonsykin a book review for The Guardian[13] but earned praise for “powerful fidelity” from Angela Livingstone in the Times Literary Supplement.

The brothers Karamazov Contributors: Fyodor Mihaylovic Dostoyevski, Published: And karmazov we go over it again. As a final comparison, we can hear the different versions of how Mrs. The Ethics of Killing: The program was podcast in April Airmont Pub Co Published: Bantam Dell Pub Group Published: Gary Brotheds Morson wrote in Commentary that the translations “take glorious works and reduce them to awkward and unsightly muddles.

Pevear has variously described their working process as follows:. From that, plus the original Russian, I make my own complete draft.