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message 1: by Peter (new)

Peter Mathews (pdmathews) | 205 comments Brady's book was published in 1982, not 2012:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

Also, a question about the two Penguin classics collections of Hardy's short stories.

The Distracted Preacher and Other Stories is listed in Goodreads as published in 1879, in accordance with the publication date of the title story.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8...

However, The Withered Arm and Other Stories is listed in Goodreads as published in 1974. Shouldn't this be 1888, the title story's original publication date?

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...


message 2: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Date changed for the first book. For the others, it's my understanding that the original publication date for anthologies is set to the date of the last story published, not the title story. I don't know enough about either anthology in this case to set those dates, but if you do, post it here for a librarian to change.


message 3: by Peter (new)

Peter Mathews (pdmathews) | 205 comments Okay, well the last story in The Distracted Preacher is "The Grave by the Handpost" (1897), and "The Withered Arm" is the last in that collection, from 1888.


message 4: by Z-squared (new)

Z-squared | 8580 comments Done


message 5: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 42044 comments Mod
Z-squared wrote: "it's my understanding that the original publication date for anthologies is set to the date of the last story published, not the title story."

Correct.


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