Review: OBLOMOV by Ivan Goncharov

Being and Laziness

by JosephFrank for The New Republic (Jan. 25, 2007)

“Anyone with a claim to literacy is familiar with the names of Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky, and can cite some of the titles of their most famous works. But Goncharov and his novel Oblomov, of which a new translation, a snappily colloquial and readable one, has just been published — who ever heard of them?”

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