A chronology of tolstoy’s life and work and an updated Selected Bibliography are also included. Katz’s acclaimed translation of Turgenev’s greatest novel is again the basis for this Norton Critical Edition. The english rendition of the title of this novel has been problematic since the book’s publication in 1862.
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