Question re Du Maurier's Peter Ibbetson
jpetersonlhi at verizon.net
Sat Jan 27 16:32:25 EST 2007
See G-95, p. 575
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> Taylor may have translated Peter Ibbetson, but not for the Modern Library
> series. The book was adapted as a opera (very succesfully) and Deems
> Taylor was one of the authors of the libretto as well as the composer.
> The libretto was written in French and English to remain true to the
> spirit of the book, which contains numerous French phrases and several
> poems. Du Maurier was bilingual.
> On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, J B Krygier wrote:
>> On Jan 27, 2007, at 3:48 PM, Scot Kamins wrote:
>> > In the Guide Du Maurier's Peter Ibbetson (207.1) has in the
>> > Comments column an indication that the introduction was written by
>> > (Deems) Taylor, who was also the translator.
>> My copy (242 titles on DJ) indicates Taylor as the author of the intro,
>> and no mention of translator.
>> John K.
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