[KS] Korean romanizations perplexities (again): a seorry state of affairs
curt at cola.iges.org
Wed Nov 2 11:21:12 EST 2005
Another problem with this volume is that the table of contents isn't
revealed on the publishers website for the book - nor at amazon or
anyplace else that I've seen the book for sale on-line. What other
chapters are there on Korean subjects? - besides the very interesting
sounding one on Gihwa already mentioned.
Charles Muller wrote:
> Aidan Foster-Carter wrote:
>> I fear that Charles Muller's seorry tale also has a more general lesson
>> about falling standards at publishers; yea, even the university presses
>> of our most ancient seats of learning.
> Unfortunately, the errors that I reported turned out to be only the
> tip of the iceberg with that particular volume. Another contributor
> (Michel Mohr) had half of his Pinyin inexplicably changed to
> Wade-Giles; the title of my article is given differently in the table
> of contents, and so on. A disaster. So far, Oxford has not responded
> to my requests for an explanation, and the volume editors tell me that
> I should not pay undue attention to "glitches" and instead try to look
> on the bright side of things.
> Lesson learned, again.
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