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Vladimir Nabokov
(1899-1977) born on
Apr 23
Russian-U. S. novelist. He was the foremost of the post-1917 immigrant authors; his works include "Lolita," 1955.
         
   
F
Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know.

R
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
A
"You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style."
N
A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
K
Life is a great surprise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Pnin," Ch. 6
R: 'The Gift'
A: Lolita," Putnam 58
N: Strong Opinions/ 1973
K: Pale Fire, 1962
   


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