The Resource Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)

Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)

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Anna Karenina
Title
Anna Karenina
Statement of responsibility
Leo Tolstoy
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Language
eng
Summary
The must-have Pevear and Volokhonsky translation of one of the greatest Russian novels ever written Described by William Faulkner as the best novel ever written and by Fyodor Dostoevsky as "flawless," Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and thereby exposes herself to the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on love and family happiness. While previous versions have softened the robust and sometimes shocking qualities of Tolstoy's writing, Pevear and Volokhonsky have produced a translation true to his powerful voice. This authoritative edition, which received the PEN Translation Prize and was an Oprah Book Club? selection, also includes an illuminating introduction and explanatory notes. Beautiful, vigorous, and eminently readable, this Anna Karenina will be the definitive text for fans of the film and generations to come. This Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition also features French flaps and deckle-edged paper. For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators
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Tolstoy, Leo
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dictionaries
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  • Pevear, Richard
  • Volokhonsky, Larissa
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  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
  • Literature
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Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101034989
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  • remote
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E45EE9C0-A579-437C-94C8-4054672BC7F7
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  • Adobe PDF eBook
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  • Kindle Book
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Label
Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/e45ee9c0-a579-437c-94c8-4054672bc7f7
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101034989
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
E45EE9C0-A579-437C-94C8-4054672BC7F7
System details
  • Adobe PDF eBook
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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