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Re: [xmca] the wacky world of indexing

Are there places in the two translations where you are led to principled
There is a fair amount of Elkonin translated that should be useful.
There is also a translation of this article in Soviet Psychology which may
match the one on marxists.org.

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 6:56 AM, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> Very annoying isn't it, Peter? When I did my first book for Brill I had to
> move mountains to convince my editor to let me do my own index. "But," he
> said, "the page numbers will change when it is laid out." I explained how
> automated indexes adjust for the page layout. "But," he said, "the copy
> editor will do it for you." Eventually he let me do it. The result is that
> you get a decent index. The way some copy editors create an index is as you
> have observed: Select the keyword and press "mark all." In my opinion, an
> author/translator should always do their own index.
> Let me know of any typographical errors you find on the marxists.orgcopy, Peter.
> Andy
> Peter Smagorinsky wrote:
>> I was trying to take a shortcut today by looking through the indexes of
>> the 6 volumes of LSV's Collected Works to find sections on his notion of
>> "play." I thought I'd hit the motherlode with Vol 3, whose index indicates
>> a few dozen instances of "play" related topics; but when I checked them
>> individually, it turned out that "play" was indexed any time the word
>> "play" appeared on a page, as in "play a role" or other phrasing having
>> nothing to do with what I was looking for. There are a couple of pages
>> where he talks about play in the manner I was hoping to find something on
>> (229-30), but otherwise it appears to be based entirely on an unvetted
>> manuscript search. Crud.
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