By Ivan Turgenev,Richard Nelson,Richard Pevear,Larissa Volokhonsky
"Pevear and Volokhonsky are instantly scrupulous translators and shiny stylists of English."The New Yorker
One week ahead of her 30th birthday, the straightforward lifetime of dutiful spouse and mom Natalya is upended while the arriving of her son's captivating new show unleashes a whirlwind of affection, lust, and jealousy. This revelatory new translation via popular playwright Richard Nelson besides Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonskythe greatest modern translators of vintage Russian literature, together with the best-selling Oprah's booklet membership choice, Anna Kareninamarks the second one of a chain of translations of significant Russian performs to be released over the subsequent ten years.
Richard Nelson's many performs contain Rodney's Wife, Goodnight young children Everywhere, Drama Desknominated Franny's Way and Some american citizens Abroad, Tony Awardnominated Two Shakespearean Actors, and James Joyce's The Dead (with Shaun Davey), for which he received a Tony Award for top booklet of a Musical. His The Apple kinfolk: Scenes from lifestyles within the Country may be released through Theatre Communications staff in early 2014.
Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have produced acclaimed translations of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, Anton Chekhov, and Mikhail Bulgakov. Their translations of The Brothers Karamazov and Anna Karenina received the 1991 and 2002 PEN/Book-of-the-Month membership Translation Prizes. Pevear, a local of Boston, and Volokhonsky, of St. Petersburg, are married to one another and reside in Paris.
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