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By Leo Tolstoy,Gary Saul Morson,Marian Schwartz

Tolstoy produced many drafts of Anna Karenina. Crafting and recrafting each one sentence with cautious motive, he used to be something yet informal in his use of language. His venture, translator Marian Schwartz observes, “was to bend language to his will, as an software of his aesthetic and ethical convictions.” In her awesome 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” intended error and infelicities. yet Schwartz makes use of repetition the place Tolstoy does, wields a sensible cliché whilst he does, and strips down descriptive passages as he does, re-creating his type in English with mind's eye and skill.
 
Tolstoy’s romantic Anna, long-suffering Karenin, speeding Vronsky, and dozens in their relatives, neighbors, and acquaintances are one of the so much brilliant characters in global literature. within the thought-provoking creation to this quantity, Gary Saul Morson presents strange insights into those characters, exploring what they display approximately Tolstoy’s radical conclusions on romantic love, highbrow dishonesty, the character of happiness, the process precise evil, and extra. For readers at each stage—from scholars first encountering Anna to literary execs revisiting the novel—this quantity will stand because the English reader’s transparent first choice.

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