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TALK: Translating the Russian Classics in the Twenty-First Century

February 16, 2017 from 12:30 pm

Marian Schwartz has translated over seventy volumes of Russian classic and contemporary fiction, history, biography, criticism, and fine art. She is the principal English translator of the works of Nina Berberova and translated the New York Times’ bestseller The Last Tsar, by Edvard Radzinsky, as well as classics by Mikhail Bulgakov, Ivan Goncharov, Yuri Olesha, and Mikhail Lermontov. Her most recent publications are Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina, Andrei Gelasimov’s Rachel, and half the stories in Mikhail Shishkin’s Calligraphy Lesson: The Collected Stories. She is a past president of the American Literary Translators Association and the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowships, as well as the 2014 Read Russia Prize for Contemporary Russian Literature and the 2016 Soeurette Diehl Frasier Award from the Texas Institute of Letters.

Sponsored by the Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Studies, the Comparative Literature Program, the  Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, and Translation Studies.


Event Details

  • Organizer/Sponsor: Nonprofit General
  • Starts: February 16, 2017 12:30 pm
  • Price: 0
  • Location: McCune Conference Room, UCSB HSSB 6020