Posted by Emmy on September 15, 1998 at 23:04:45:
In response to translation of AK, written by Susan H on September 12, 1998 at 21:00:29
The translation I have is by Rosalind somebody I think... I'm just saying that off the top of my head, since I don't have the book with me. It's the newest Penguin one, at any rate.
It's a shame that you aren't getting a sense of Tolstoy as a master craftsman-his novel is really beautifully put together.
I agree with you on that, and I hope that I'm not comming across as saying that I don't think that wonderfully written, because my opinion is the complete oposet. I suppose that comparing it to A Room With A View is maybe not the best idea, since, as Eva sais, they are totally differant subjects, and therefore take differant aproaches to writing. What I meant more was that the styles contrasted so much, and while I'm truely enjoying Anna Karenin, and will no doubt love the whole thing, even though I'm not very far through it, I find that Forster's style in his book is probably more apealing to my view on life, and so I look back to it when I read other things. I did it with Rebecca, and several other books I've read since ARWAV, but these contrast so much that I notice it more.
- "All happy families are similar." sanna 00:27:44 9/16/98 (1)
- Tolstoy and realism Susan H 20:47:41 9/16/98 (0)
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