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of the novel's preceding reputation to back up its success

English translation: the reputation of the same novel published earlier would support the new publication's success

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12:06 Apr 7, 2008
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: of the novel's preceding reputation to back up its success
With the death of Lawrence, publishers felt at liberty to expurgate it at will. Without a copyright, a publisher who could come up with a clean version had the promise of the novel's preceding reputation to back up its success.
Shirley Fan
Local time: 12:50
English translation:the reputation of the same novel published earlier would support the new publication's success
Explanation:
imo
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Stuart Dowell
Poland
Local time: 06:50
Grading comment
Thank you!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +9the reputation of the same novel published earlier would support the new publication's success
Stuart Dowell


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
the reputation of the same novel published earlier would support the new publication's success


Explanation:
imo

Stuart Dowell
Poland
Local time: 06:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chris Rowson
15 mins

agree  veratek
1 hr

agree  Patricia Townshend
1 hr

agree  Jack Doughty
2 hrs

agree  Gary D: think of Harry Potter, the next book needs to be as good as or better than the previous
9 hrs

agree  BrettMN
10 hrs

agree  Phong Le
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agree  orientalhorizon
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agree  V_N
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