NABOKV-L post 0005969, Mon, 21 May 2001 11:49:47 -0700

Re: Query - pregnancy in Ada
EDITOR's NOTE. The Library of America edition of ADA, which is
supposedly definitive, has "HE." I have always assumed the sentence
meant Van was pregnant with his first book. Cordulla does mention
somewhere, I think, that she gets pregnant at the drop of hat.

Franзoise JONATHAN wrote:

> Could anybody tell me if there is a misprint at the very end of Part
> One in the Penguin edition of Ada: Should we read "she was pregnant"
> or rather "he was pregnant", as several studies as well as the French
> translation suggest? Thanks for your answer Franзoise RICHARD-