NABOKV-L post 0007116, Mon, 18 Nov 2002 17:01:56 -0800

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From: "Phillip Iannarelli" <iann88us@yahoo.com>
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Subject: Lanced Twice


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> During the interim of rereading Pnin, I read VN's
> short story Lance whose main character is Lance Boke.
> Boke seemed a shortened form of Nabokov and so the
> story was probably autobiographical. In an e mail to
> this writer, Dmitri Nabokov said that Lance is a
> representation of himself. When I reread Pnin
> recently, I came across Lance Boke again in chapter 4,
> part 7 where Lance Boke along with Victor and other
> boys were caught smoking cigars. Is it Dmitri again at
> prep school?
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> Are there other instances where Nabokov used the same
> character in different works? And does Haze lead to
> Hazel through a ghostly corridor?
>
> Phillip Iannarelli
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