I got for P&V because Orthodox Christians go for that translation. The reason being the wife has long been a professional translator of theological works for the Russian Orthodox Church and she can catch theological nuance and use of theological terms.
>>7608831 The Idiot translation by McDuff is one of the best so don't worry about it. I have no idea about the other two but you should check the thread titled Translations as this is being discussed there and you could use that information. Also >>7608833 is a bad meme and just copied the same he posted in the thread I talked about.
Back to /his/ and your shitty religious threads Constantine.
>1. Notes from Underground (Bantam Classic): Finished it. >Translator: Mirra Ginsburg >Introduction: Donald Fanger I'm not familiar with her translation work, but from what I can see I wouldn't worry too much about the quality of her work.
>2. The Idiot (Penguin Classics): Yet to read >Translator: David McDuff >Introduction: William Mills Todd III McDuff is widely praised for his translation of Dostoyevsky, and from what I've read/am reading of his work (Karamazov) I would agree.
>3. The Brothers Karamazov (Bantam Classic): Yet to read >Translator: Andrew R McAndrew >Introduction: Konstantin Mochulsky I thought this was a very good translation, and the Introduction is excellent too, although looking over it I see a minor spoiler at the top of p. xvi, i.e., the crime at the center of the book, the murder of the father, and a big spoiler at the top of p. xvii, the solution of the mystery. The minor spoiler isn't that big a deal I think, so I think it's profitable to read up to maybe the bottom of p. xvi, or just read all of it after reading the book.
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