Zola - Nana

Mark Braley mark.lscv at mindspring.com
Fri Jan 12 06:50:50 EST 2007


Thanks Gordon.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Neavill" <aa3401 at wayne.edu>
To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
Sent: Thursday, January 11, 2007 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: Zola - Nana


> The Modern Library never credited the translator, but on consulting a 
> usually reliable source (my unpublished bibliography) I find that the ML 
> used the translation by Victor Plarr that was originally published in 
> London by the Lutetian Society in 1894 or 1895 and reprinted in the U.S. 
> by Boni and Liveright in 1924. The ML edition was published in January 
> 1928 and remained in print until 1970/71. New plates were made in 1945 
> with chapter openings dropped almost half way down the page to allow for 
> the inclusion of decorations or illustrations if Nana were ever added to 
> the Illustrated Modern Library, which it wasn't.
>
> Barry
>
> ---- Original message ----
>>Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 17:47:05 -0500
>>From: "Mark Braley" <mark.lscv at mindspring.com>
>>Subject: Zola - Nana
>>To: "Modern Library Group" <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>>
>>   Does anyone know who is the translator of the ML
>>   edition of Zola's Nana.  I have a fifites copy that
>>   does not state a translator's name.  Thanks.  Mark
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