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message 1: by Emy (last edited Oct 10, 2017 08:36AM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments General Project Page

This thread is for authors who need the Latin or Cyrillic forms of their name adding to various works on their profile(s)

According to policy when some of an author's works are translated into a language using the Latin alphabet (i.e. ABC) the primary author should be changed to Latin Version, with Cyrillic Version as secondary for those works in Cyrillic. Which is often most of them...

Where the author is spelt differently in (for example) Bulgarian and Russian, then only the cover form should be used as secondary BUT all profiles should be retained.

All authors who have multiple variants like this should have Librarian Notes on their Author record to try to avoid the incorrect merging of other profiles into or out of the default (and the consequently HUGE amount of work needed to fix that).


message 2: by Emy (last edited Oct 10, 2017 08:31AM) (new)


message 3: by Emy (last edited Oct 10, 2017 08:31AM) (new)


message 4: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Seems like you did this one.


message 5: by Emy (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments I started him but definitely hadn't finished - there were lots on his English profile that needed the Cyrillic adding back as someone had merged the profiles sometime in the past (multiple years back at least). I'll carry on with them soon if no one else gets to them :)


message 6: by Empress (last edited Oct 28, 2017 08:21AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Yuriy Koval primary for Юрий Коваль (Done by Arenda)


message 7: by Emy (last edited Oct 27, 2017 06:58AM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments Currently working on Марк Алданов and Mark Aldanov.

Done


message 9: by Emy (last edited Oct 27, 2017 07:40AM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments Петър Бицилли + П.М. Бицилли / Peter M. Bitsilli

Two Cyrillic spellings - old and new style alphabets. Assuming we use O.S. and N.S. as variants of each other.


message 10: by Emy (last edited Oct 27, 2017 07:42AM) (new)


message 11: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42076 comments Mod
Emy wrote: "Assuming we use O.S. and N.S. as variants of each other."

If an author has books with each on the cover, I would think we should.


message 12: by Empress (last edited Oct 27, 2017 02:17PM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Merged the following two per books covers:

Marina Tsvietátieva was spelled wrong. Merged into Marina Tsvietáieva

Marina Tsvetjeva merged into Marina Tsvetajeva.


message 13: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13676 comments Ellie [The Empress] wrote: "Merged the following two per books covers:

Marina Tsvietátieva was spelled wrong. Merged into Marina Tsvietáieva"


Pretty sure that Marina Tsvietáiev is a spelling mistake too.


message 14: by Empress (last edited Dec 29, 2017 09:00AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) I suspect you are right but just so you are aware some people go by the male version of their sirname to make it easier for other people. One example is Nina Dobrev. Her is Dobreva. I doubt this happens with authors much.

Merged Marina Tsveáieva into Marina Tsvetáieva (Another spelling mistake)
Merged Marina Tsvietáiev into Marina Tsvetaeva (One book was duplicate of this, so moving to same profile. Name on cover is Marina Tsvetaieva)


Edit #10 in progress:

#10. Moved all from Марина Цветаева to Marina Tsvetaeva

Marina Tsvietáieva - set Marina Tsvetaeva as primary
Marina Tsvetáieva - set Marina Tsvetaeva as primary
Marina Tsvetajeva - set Marina Tsvetaeva as primary
Marina Tsvetayeva - set Marina Tsvetaeva as primary
Marina Tsvietátieva
Marina Tsvietáiev
Marina Tsveáieva
Marina Tsvetjeva
Marina Tsevtaeva


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Arenda | 20008 comments #6 Ellie [The Empress] wrote: "Yuriy Koval primary for Юрий Коваль "

There is also a profile Yuri Koval: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...
The cover on Amazon (can't confirm if it is the same isbn) has Yuri Koval on the cover: https://www.amazon.com/Purple-Bird-Yu...

For A Pig in a Poke, the only other English book by this author, there is no cover on Amazon.
Should we keep both Yuriy and Yuri? Or only Yuri according to the Amazon cover.


message 17: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13676 comments Arenda wrote: "Should we keep both Yuriy and Yuri? Or only Yuri according to the Amazon cover."

I don't think English speakers/publishers would use Yuriy. Yuri seems the correct transliteration to me.


message 18: by Arenda (last edited Oct 28, 2017 08:25AM) (new)

Arenda | 20008 comments #17 lethe wrote: "I don't think English speakers/publishers would use Yuriy. Yuri seems the correct transliteration to me."

Thanks, that's what I thought.

#6 Ellie [The Empress] wrote: "Yuriy Koval primary for Юрий Коваль "
Done (used Yuri Koval as primary author).


message 19: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Thanks Arenda


message 20: by Emy (last edited Nov 01, 2017 04:09AM) (new)


message 21: by Arenda (new)

Arenda | 20008 comments #20 done


message 22: by Empress (last edited Dec 29, 2017 09:06AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Noticed this. Name is only in English. Seems like profiles may have been merged. Please add the cyrilic name to that edition and then make Михаил Булгаков the secondary profile. Thanks (DONE)


message 23: by Empress (last edited Dec 29, 2017 09:23AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Любен Дилов / Lyuben Dilov

But not with Любен Дилов-син
Син means Jr.,


Done - 29/12/2017


message 24: by Empress (last edited Dec 29, 2017 01:51PM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Джек Лондон needs primary: Jack London

Done 29/7/17


message 26: by Empress (last edited Dec 29, 2017 02:04PM) (new)


message 27: by Emy (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments Shashi Martynova / Шаши Мартынова

Shashi Martynova is the claimed profile, so crosslinking only possible from the Cyrillic profile.

Many of the works that she has translated also need the main author variant adding in Cyrillic (as Second Author).


message 28: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13676 comments I changed the primary author profile from Лев Копелев to Lev Kopelev: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

The Cyrillic should be added to the Cyrillic editions.

(See f.e. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3...)


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message 30: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) I believe #10 is done


message 31: by Empress (last edited Dec 29, 2017 02:49PM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) #27 should be done. Please let me know if I missed something.
#28 should also be done.


message 32: by ☕ Lachgas ♿ (last edited Dec 31, 2017 08:27AM) (new)

☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6178 comments that one needs some work I assume
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... (Aleksandra)
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... (Alexandra with info on profile and the english variant)
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show... (cyrillic)

and probably some combining


message 33: by Empress (last edited Jan 28, 2018 08:29AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) #32 Working on it. Done

1. All editions moved from Aleksandra Marinina to Alexandra Marinina.
2. All books moved from Александра Маринина to Alexandra Marinina.


☕ Lachgas ♿  (lachgas) | 6178 comments thanks Ellie!


message 35: by Empress (new)

Empress (the_empress) Welcome. The main profile still needs some work - combining and adding correct secondary names


message 36: by Emy (last edited Feb 18, 2018 08:13AM) (new)

Emy (emypt) | 5029 comments DONE
Robert Rozhdestvensky / Роберт Рождественский

None of the books on the Cyrillic profile have Robert Rozhdestvensky added at all that I can see, and definitely not as Primary author.


message 38: by Empress (last edited Feb 18, 2018 07:55AM) (new)

Empress (the_empress) Got 36

29 and 37 not done yet


message 39: by Emy (last edited Oct 16, 2020 06:27PM) (new)


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