ML: Augustine's Confessions

JOSEPH HILL goodbooks at webtv.net
Sun Aug 6 01:43:53 EDT 2006


Question that the ML Confessions is the "dominant"edition in English in the 20th Century.
The Pusey translation is also in Everyman's
Three ediitions-1907,1950,1962

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FOLIO SOCIETY OF LONDON
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EVERYMAN'S  LIBRARY


-----Original Message-----
From: Scot Kamins
Sent: Saturday, August 5, 2006 9:05 PM
To: William M. Klimon
Cc: ML ListServ
Subject: Re: ML: Augustine's Confessions

Hello William,

I regret that I can't help you. I have no information whatsoever  
about this title.

I'll forward this to the Modern Library ListServ to see if that  
generates any information.

Sorry,

Scot

On Aug 5, 2006, at 6:55 PM, William M. Klimon wrote:

> Scot:
>
> I have a favor to ask.  I'm preparing the catalogue for an  
> exhibition of a selection of my collection of editions of St.  
> Augustine's CONFESSIONS, to be held at St. Norbert College, De  
> Pere, Wisconsin, in October.  One of the items I'm including is a  
> first edition of E.B. Pusey's translation (1838).  I know that that  
> is the translation used in the ML and I would like to refer to that  
> fact.
>
> I would be most appreciative if you could give me any scoop about  
> the ML editions of the CONFESSIONS--any relevant facts about  
> publishing history, number of editions, etc.  Could one say, e.g.,  
> that that is the dominant edition of the CONFESSIONS in English in  
> the 20/c?  Any of your thoughts on this would be appreciated.
>
> Many thanks in advance.
>
> Best,
>
> Bill Klimon
>
>

Scot Kamins
......................
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