Philip Rahv

Philip Rahv, Visiting Professor of Comparative Literature at Brandeis University and a Senior Fellor of the School of English of the University of Indiana, was born in Russia and came to this country at the age of thirteen; he was educated in this country and in Europe.

Boehm’s sensitive and versatile translation, making admirable choices of both tone and vocabulary throughout, captures all the sparkle and slanting energy of this fresh, original, and very modern novel.
—Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator’s Prize judges citation
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