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Constance Garnett

(1861—1946) translator


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(1862–1946),

mother of D. Garnett, was responsible for introducing many of the great Russian classics to English readers. She translated Turgenev, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Gogol, and Herzen; her versions, although now superseded, had enormous impact and influence in their day.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).


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