They’re reading Constance Garnett.” .. The Pevear-Volokhonsky translation of “ The Brothers Karamazov” won almost uniformly positive. Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by Constance Garnett. First published in This web edition published by [email protected] Last updated. The Brothers Karamazov – McDuff translation – Penguin Classics. Personally i’ve enjoyed the classic, free Constance Garnett translation, available on Project.

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Boys pure karajazov mind and heart, almost children, are fond of talking in school among themselves, and even aloud, of things, pictures, and images of which even soldiers would sometimes hesitate to speak. Ivan and Miusov would come from curiosity, perhaps of the coarsest kind, while his father might be contemplating some piece of buffoonery.

But he seemed almost to be forgotten, and when the elder entered the cell again, he found his guests engaged in eager conversation. Can there be a sin which could exceed the love of God?

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What sort of exclusion? Yet even when I did know of this special circumstance I still felt Ivan Fyodorovitch to be an enigmatic figure, and thought his visit rather mysterious.

Except Fyodor Pavlovitch, more of the party had ever seen the monastery, and Miusov had probably not even been to church for thirty years.

Choosing the best Karamazov translation for you – A corn of wheat

It is only by recognising his wrongdoing as a son of a Christian society — that is, of the Church — that he recognises his sin against society — that is, against brohhers Church. But from the colour in his cheeks Alyosha guessed that Rakitin was probably no less excited, and he knew what caused his excitement. Yet we are peasants though we live in the town.


Father Zossima was accompanied by a novice, and by Alyosha. Such grief does not desire consolation.

He was more and more frequently drunk. He had known Proudhon and Bakunin personally, and in his declining years was very fond of describing the three days of the Paris Revolution of February,hinting that he himself had almost taken part in the fighting on the barricades. Although Fyodor Pavlovitch was taken unawares, he was equal to the occasion.

MacAndrew and the Bantam Classic version, which also is pleasing to me: On the contrary, he was always almost gay. It’s a fantastic book whichever translation you use. It was rather thin, his cheeks were hollow, and there was an unhealthy sallowness in their colour. Alyosha was naturally silent, and he seemed to be expecting something, ashamed about something, while his brother Ivan, though Alyosha noticed at first that he looked long and curiously at him, seemed soon to have left off thinking of him.

This post applies for all of Dostoyevsky’s books as well. What seems to you bad within you will grow purer from the very fact of your observing it in yourself.

Choosing the best Karamazov translation for you

I was seven years ago in a little town where I had business, and I made friends with some brkthers there. I mean that for you, Pyotr Alexandrovitch. We heard of you, Father, we heard of you. In the end, however, the institution of elders has been retained and is becoming established in Russian monasteries. In what way is he like von Sohn? The poor girl had been unable to walk for about six months, and had to be wheeled around in a long Bath-chair on rubber-rimmed wheels.


His expression was one of unquestioning, but self-respecting, reverence. His eyes shone and he looked down. That is the gist of my article. But it will turn in the end into quiet joy, and your bitter tears will be only tears of tender sorrow that purifies the heart and delivers it from sin.

The young man was still undecided. The obligation involves confession to constane elder by all who have submitted themselves to him, and to the indissoluble bond between him and them.

Madame Hohlakov was a wealthy lady, still young and attractive, and always dressed with taste. It makes it more refined, more enlightened, more Lutheran that is. Their version of the same text is:.

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So here you have this man, this father who reproaches his profligate son! Yes, I have been all my life taking offence, to please myself, taking offence on aesthetic grounds, for it is not so much pleasant as distinguished sometimes to be insulted — that you had forgotten, great elder, it is distinguished! Do I annoy you by my vivacity? Many of the women in the crowd were moved to tears of ecstasy by the effect of the moment: If I let this chance slip, no one all my life will answer me.