Oliver Ready's translation of Sharov's The Rehearsals - review in Los Angeles Review of Books

Oliver Ready's translation of Sharov's The Rehearsals - review in Los Angeles Review of Books

29 November 2018

'With exquisite artistry, Oliver Ready has been recreating these novels in English, gathering translation prizes as he goes: Sharov’s third novel, Before and During (1993), in 2014, and now the second, The Rehearsals (2018), which was written between 1986 and 1988 and appeared in Moscow in 1992'

Caryl Emerson reviews Oliver Ready's translation of Vladimir Sharov's The Rehearsals in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

The review can be found here:

https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-children-of-catastrophes-on-vlad...!

 

Caryl Emerson is A. Watson Armour III University Professor Emeritus of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Princeton University. She is the author of The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literature (2008) and has written extensively on Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Mikhail Bakhtin, the Russian critical tradition, and Russian music.