Michael Katz is the C. V. Starr Professor Emeritus of Russian and East European Studies at Middlebury College. His published research includes numerous articles and two books, The Literary Ballad in Early Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature (1976) and Dreams and the Unconscious in Nineteenth-Century Russian Literature (1984). A prolific translator, he has made a number of works available for English language readers, including prose by Tolstoy, Turgenev, Sleptsov, Jabotinsky, and others.
His translations of Dostoevsky’s works include Notes from Underground, Devils, Crime and Punishment.
Dr.Katz translated The Brothers of Karamazov recently, and the book came out in July 2023.
In this conversation, he spoke about 19th-century Russian Literature, Dostyoveksky’s contribution to literature and retranslating ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ and the joy he continues to derive from pursuing the craft of Translation for the last four decades.
The Brothers Karamazov – Dr Michael Katz translated can be purchased using this Link
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