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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
There is only one school of literature -- that of talent.

R
Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.
A
Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta.
N
Poor Knight! he really had two periods, the first - a dull man writing broken English, the second - a broken man writing dull English.
K
All the information I have about myself is from forged documents.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: Radio Times," Oct 1962
A: Opening sentences of Lolita
N: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight," Ch. 1
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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