Dostoevksy misseppling on DJ

20 Ants archetype at
Thu Dec 14 17:36:53 EST 2006


The main questions:

Is this the first state of the dj for the 1st edition?

Is the the ONLY state for the dj for the 1st edition?

When did it get fixed?

-Michael Watson

At 04:54 PM 12/14/2006, you wrote:

>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>
>To: <modlib at>
>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>
>>To: <modlib at>
>>Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2006 3:51 PM
>>Subject: Re: Dostoevksy misseppling on DJ
>>>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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