[ModLib] ML "The Possessed" First American Edition?

Michael Watson archetype at 20ants.com
Wed Jun 25 15:24:05 EDT 2008


Cool. Does the blurb say, or does anyone know, which chapter this is?


Quoting Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com>:

> Folks,
> I was adding some DJ blurbs to the Website (thanks to John Peterson &
> John Wolansky) when I read these lines from a 1967 printing of
> Dostoyevsky's The Possessed:
> "The Possessed has the distinction of appearing as a first American
> edition, in that it contains a hitherto-suppressed chapter. Avrahm
> Yarmolinsky, who provides a foreword and the translation of the newly
> discovered chapter, explains the political reasons for the suppression
> and the manner in which the original was released from the Russian
> archives."
> Who knew?
> Scot Kamins
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