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Elizabeth (Alaska) | 6793 comments https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

There has been editing of this profile, but I think perhaps we don't yet have it according to GR standards.


message 2: by Ayshe (last edited Oct 13, 2016 12:04AM) (new)

Ayshe | 3055 comments From the reading I have done ( https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/...) the LoC entry is used when there is uncertainty and titles are allowed when necessary to avoid confusion, or part of a recognized pen name.

I'm not familiar with this author's works, but it seems like she was published first as "Anne, Countess of Winchilsea": http://digital.library.upenn.edu/wome... and therefore (imho) the profile can stay as it is.


Elizabeth (Alaska) | 6793 comments And I think this comment by Rivka says differently.


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lethe | 13747 comments And then there is this profile: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

It's really not clear how to handle these names.


message 5: by Elizabeth (Alaska) (last edited Oct 13, 2016 11:03AM) (new)

Elizabeth (Alaska) | 6793 comments In Post #1, it appears she published as

Anne, Countess of Winchilsea

In the Librarian manual, there is direction for these.

https://www.goodreads.com/help/show/4...

at the bottom under "Names with Titles"

I realize this is for the sorting/display fields, but we can easily deduce the information for how the profile should appear. In any case, I believe the author in Post #1 never published as we are presenting the profile.


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rivka | 43604 comments Mod
Elizabeth (Alaska) wrote: "And I think this comment by Rivka says differently."

But that was a case where the version with the title is the only one on books. This author has various versions on book covers, so I think Anne Kingsmill Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (as currently listed) actually is the best option.


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