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Jane Eyre in Russian (chronological order)

April 1849, summary with translated excerpts:

1849 “Литературные новости в Англии: Дженни Иръ: Автобиография [Literary news in England: Jane Eyre: Autobiography].” Библиотека для чтения [Library for reading] 94 (2), Seg. 71: 151–172.Google Scholar

May 1849, first translation by Irinarkh Vvedenskii (5 parts):

Vvedenskii, Irinarkh
1849Дженни Иръ: Романъ [Jane Eyre: A novel]. By Charlotte Brontë. Отечественные записки [Annals of the fatherland] 64 (6), Seg. 1: 175–250; 65 (7), Seg. 1: 67–158; 65 (8): 179–262; 66 (9), Seg. 1: 65–132, 66 (10), Seg. 11: 193–330.Google Scholar

1850, second summary:

1850 “Джен Эйръ, роман Коррер Белля [Jane Eyre: Currer Bell’s novel].” Sovremennik 21/61, Seg. 41: 31–38.Google Scholar

1852, third summary with translated excerpts:

Druzhinin, Aleksandr
1852 “Корреръ Белль и его два романа: ‘Шэрли’ и ‘Дженъ-Иръ’. [Currer Bell and his two novels: ‘Shirley’ and ‘Jane Eyre’].” Библиотека для чтения [Library for reading] 1161: 23–54.Google Scholar

1857, translation by Sof’ia Ivanovna Koshlakova, from “Jane Eyre. Mémoires d’une gouvernante, Imité par Old-Nick [Jane Eyre: Memoirs of a governess, imitated by Old-Nick],” pseudonym of Paul-Émile Daurand-Forgues. Brussels: Meline, Cans et compagnie, 1849:

Koshlakova, Sof’ia Ivanovna
1857Дженни Эйръ, или записки гувернантки [Jane Eyre, or notes of a governess]. By Charlotte Brontë. Библиотека для дач, пароходов и железных дорог [Library for summer retreats, steamboats and railways]. St. Petersburg: Типография императорской академии наук.Google Scholar

1893, translation by V. D. Vladimirov (pseudonym of Vladimir Dmitrievich Vol’fson):

Vladimirov, V. D.
1893Дженни Эйр (Ловудская сирота). Роман-автобиография в 2х частях [Jane Eyre (The orphan of Lowood): Novel-autobiography in 2 parts]. By Charlotte Brontë. St. Petersburg: M.M. Lederle & Ko.Google Scholar

1889, translation of the German play Die Waise aus Lowood by Charlotte Birch-Pfeiffer (1853):

Мансфельд, Дмитрий Августович
1889Ловудская сирота: Жан Эйр [The orphan of Lowood: Jane Eyre]. By Sh. Birkh-Pfeifer. Moscow: Литография Московской театральной библиотеки Е.Н. Рассохиной.Google Scholar

1901, abridged for a youth audience:

1901Джени Эйр, история моей жизни [Jane Eyre, the story of my life]. By Charlotte Brontë. Abridged translation from English. Юный читатель, журнал для детей старшего возраста [Young reader, magazine for older children] 31, 5.Google Scholar

1950, canonical Soviet translation by Vera Stanevich:

Stanevich, Vera
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1990, Vera Stanevich’s translation with censored passages restored:

Stanevich, Vera
1990Джен Эйр [Jane Eyre]. By Charlotte Brontë. Omissions in the text reconstructed by Irina Gurova. Moscow: Художественная литература.Google Scholar

1999, translation by Irina Gurova. The 1999 edition includes two novels under one cover (also Рождество в Индии by Barbara Ford, translated by V. Semenov. The 2005 edition used for page references in this article is a reprint of the 1999 edition:

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