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Pevear and Volokhonsky on Leskov

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Granta talks to some translators of Russian literature about what they’re working on, and we learn that Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the first couple of Russian translation are working on a 600-page collection of stories by Nikolai Leskov, an underappreciated contemporary of Dostoevsky. Previously: The Millions interviews P&V.

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    […] Volokhonsky are evidently translating Leskov and favor “The Enchanted Wanderer.” H/t The Millions. from → 1870s, Arndt, Dostoevskii ← Anger makes boring art LikeBe the first […]

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