Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "Nabokov was an enormous influence."

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Wed, 09/23/2020 - 06:12

To mark the tragedy of the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Zoran Kuzmanovich reminds us that Justice Ginsburg cited Nabokov as having been "an enormous influence" on her. She took his "European Literature" course at Cornell and remembers vividly the relish with which he read from Bleak House. Read more here. The accompanying photo shows us what Justice Ginsburg looked like when she was Nabokov's student at Cornell.