NABOKV-L post 0022848, Thu, 17 May 2012 17:36:24 -0400

Mister Morn
For those like me, unaware of this very early work, here is
clarification of the title:

Dear Carolyn,

Yes, the play is The Tragedy of Mister Morn, Tragediia gospodina Morna
- not utro - Morna chosen for the English-language pun on
mourning and morning, I think.

yours sincerely,


Dr Thomas Karshan
Lecturer in Literature
University of East Anglia
Room: Arts 2.32
Phone: +44 (0)1603 59 7588
From: Carolyn Kunin []
Sent: 16 May 2012 23:23
To: Thomas Karshan (LDC)
Subject: Morn & A Tolstoy

Dear Thomas Karshan,

I was not aware of the oddly titled Nabokov play "Mister
Morn" (Gospodin Utro?), and regret that I won't be in London for your

with many thanks for an interesting post,
Carolyn Kunin

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