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In Memoriam: Don Barton Johnson (1933-2020)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 09/07/2020 - 05:29

by Jane Grayson

Having moved away from Nabokov studies and academic pursuits in recent years it is only now, belatedly, that I have heard of Don’s death.

Reading these wonderful tributes to him on the website, there is nothing I can think to add, or express better. But I would like to share with the community my respect and affection for a rarely gifted, generous, wise man. It is no exaggeration to say that any small contribution I may have made over the years to the development of Nabokov studies in the UK is owed entirely to his shining example, encouragement and unfailing support.

In Memoriam: Волшебник c улицы Tunnel Park (1933-2020)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 08/31/2020 - 16:01

Евгений Белодубровский (Evgenii Belodubrovskii)

                           Пнин был один в вагоне...  

      Два эпизода — сначала.

      Первые числа сентября 1916 года. Петроград. Моховая, 33. Тенишевское училище. Первый в урок литературы после летних каникул (V111 класс, второй этаж, окна во двор, на третьей парте у стены юноша В. Набоков). На кафедре - учитель литературы В.В. Гиппиус.