Dostoevksy misseppling on DJ

JOHN PETERSON jpetersonlhi at verizon.net
Thu Dec 14 16:54:36 EST 2006


It could be more than one printing.  After all this is the 7th email 
entitled "Dostoevksy misseppling [sic].

John P.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Braley" <mark.lscv at mindspring.com>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 4:21 PM
Subject: Re: Dostoevksy misseppling on DJ


> If I read Michael's original query correctly, it concerned the anomaly of 
> a 1st ed. reversing the "s" and the "k", which wouldn't be a translation 
> issue, rather I think, it is whether this apparent printing error was 
> widespread and shared by all 1st editions versions and even subsequent 
> printings until it was possibly corrected a few years later.  I must 
> admit, the initial responses confused me and made me wonder if I had read 
> his message correctly.  Did I?  Mark
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at ModernLib.com>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 3:51 PM
> Subject: Re: Dostoevksy misseppling on DJ
>
>
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>> On Dec 14, 2006, at 12:23 PM, Morgan, Martha G wrote:
>>
>>> I'm not sure it's a question of whether to spell the
>>> name as Dostoyevsky or Dostoevsky, or anything involving
>>> the palatalized Russian e.
>>
>> Heh. You're right, of course: The original question (from which we've 
>> all strayed) is the first edition point - which spelling was used on  the 
>> first printing dust jacket of Crime and Punishment (199.1, 1932)?
>>
>> Scot Kamins
>> ............................
>> "Great spirits have always encountered
>> violent opposition from mediocre minds."
>>                                    -Albert Einstein
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