question on #28 Madame Bovary

Scot Kamins kamins at
Tue Jun 21 21:37:59 EDT 2005

On Jun 21, 2005, at 4:36 PM, Bill DiBenedetto wrote:

> interesting --  there's no intro in my edition.

In that case, you definitely do NOT have a first. You have a late  
printing of the original Bovary, replaced within a year of the one  
that you have with the second version.

>> I stated my question incorrectly, for which I apologize. I should
>> have asked if the introduction by  Peyre was present. According to
>> Toledano (Guide, 2, revised, p. 43),  Aveling was the translator for
>> the version of Madam Bovary that was in print 1917-1950. In 1950 a
>> new version came out with an introduction by Peyre (still translated
>> by Peyre), lasting until 1957 when the Steegmuller translation and
>> intro came out.
>> MAybe the whole thing is moot - is it a new edition just because an
>> intro was added to the same book, or is it just a variation on the
>> old edition?
>> WhaddoIknow?

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