scot.kamins at gmail.com
Mon May 2 14:27:20 EDT 2011
The Modern Library Collecting website may contain the information you
want. Each title in the series has its own section called BookNotes,
identified by the clickable icon ; clicking the icon brings up info
for that title including translation info where appropriate -- at
least the translator's name where available, and always the original
To begin, you could look at this page, dealing exclusively with Modern
Library titles: "Literature In Translation: Search By Language" at http://www.modernlib.com/Identifiers/titleIndexLanguage.html
-- clicking a book title brings you to that title's page, where you
can click the BookNotes icon.
On May 1, 2011, at 2:08 AM, LAWRENCE VENUTI wrote:
> I am trying to find out information about the number of translations
> included in the Modern Library at different periods. For instance,
> how many translations were included in the very first series with
> Boni Liveright (1917-1925)? How many were included by 1963, when
> over 800 books had been published in the series?
> Is there an easy way to collect this data, some resource or
> reference book?
> Thank you for any help you can offer.
> Lawrence Venuti
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> ModLib at thuban.owu.edu
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