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I will start reading this tomorrow, any advice or recommendation?

>> No.12281995

No, it's pretty straight forward
The culture of Russian name usage can be a bit tricky at first but you get used to it

>> No.12282015

Read from left to righT

>> No.12282064

finishing picture of dorian gray within the next 2 days and then starting C&P soon after. What am I in for?

>> No.12282066

Into the trash it goes

>> No.12282281

Don’t turn the page too fast or it might rip

>> No.12282289

This except unironically

>> No.12282320

Remember to drink water

>> No.12282363

Garnett's fine.

>> No.12282437

Garnett still exceeds all others.

>> No.12282770

What about Mcduff?

>> No.12282784

Garnett was good enough for all the writers and scholars that established Dostoevskys reputation in the West you spoiled niggers

>> No.12282806

Throw it in the trash and read Schopenhauer

>> No.12282847

Take your time. It’s a “philosophical”novel, so at times it will feel like the plot will stall for chapters on end while Raskolnikov ponders. The plot is almost secondary in this novel. When you feel like it gets heavy (it’s not a difficult novel but it drags at parts) but go for a walk tbqh

>> No.12282854

What totally asinine "advice."

>> No.12282973

It’s literally just another book, you dumb nigger. What else do you want from me, there’s nothing “deep” about it. I read it when I was 14 for English class and I “got” it, idk what the faggot of OP wants really other than signaling his pseud-dom

>> No.12283445

Mcduff is excellent

>> No.12283499

the argument is that Garnett is great because she introduced Dosto to the West, but since then there have been better translations. The reason most scholars (of past) have relied on her translations is because they were the only ones available for a long time (the alternatives early on did not have a good rep)
this is no longer the case

>> No.12284360

Wtf I actually did exactly this

>> No.12284387
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>bathing thrice a year and dying from consumption at 30 was good enough for billions you spoiled brats

>> No.12285758

So many anglocucks on this board, mods should add anglo filter option

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