[ModLib] translations

Scot Kamins 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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