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The Woman With the 5 Elephants


Svetlana Geier is well respected in European literary circles as a gifted translator who has helped create excellent German editions of the works of the great Russian authors, and has won particular acclaim for her translations of [[Performer~P309039~Dostoyevsky~fyodordostoyevsky]]'s major novels, which she calls "the five elephants." While Geier admires the work of Russia's literary tradition, her personal relationship with the nation has been a good bit trickier; Geier was born in Kiev, but her father...more

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