Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 November 2014

896 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199232086

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Anna Karenina

Leo Tolstoy
Translated by Rosamund Bartlett

  • A major new translation of Tolstoy's enduring classic, by acclaimed translator and biographer Rosamund Bartlett.
  • Based on the best Russian text, the translation preserves Tolstoy's style in a highly accurate version in which precision of meaning and emotional accuracy are conveyed in fluent and natural English.
  • Rosamund Bartlett has won praise for her translations of Chekhov and her biography of Tolstoy (Profile, 2010), her sensitivity to the Russian language enhanced by meticulous research into specialist terminology.
  • Bartlett's introduction and notes are informed by her intimate knowledge of Tolstoy's life, the contexts in which he wrote, and insight into his literary artistry and achievements.
  • Includes a note on the translation, select bibliography, chronology of Tolstoy's life, list of characters and guide to pronunciation.