[ModLib] Dostoyevsky spelling.

Scot Kamins kamins at modernlib.com
Fri Aug 15 16:09:21 EDT 2008


On Aug 15, 2008, at 12:51 PM, Darrell Johnson wrote:
>
> I think this may have been discussed a while back. I have some  
> copies of Dostoyevsky titles with the "y" dropped out of his name -  
> Dostoevsky. Was this on purpose or an accident.  I know very early  
> on his first name was transliterated Fiodor instead of Fyodor.   
> Perhaps for a while they thought dropping the "y" was a more  
> accurate transliteration of Dostoyevsky.
>
The ML often ignored such niceties as spelling. For example, see the  
note on [T]chekov's Rothschild's Fiddle

http://www.modernlib.com/authors/support/notes/notesTchekovFiddle.html

Also specifically for Dostoyevsky, see the archives:  http://tinyurl.com/5n32h4

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