NABOKV-L post 0021217, Sun, 23 Jan 2011 09:08:07 +0100

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Here is the French original of the "Express" interview of Nabokov.

Maurice Couturier
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> Complete article at following URL:
> http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/amis-writes-off-
star-lecturer-job-2191257.html#
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> Amis writes off star lecturer job
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> Author's New York move spells end of his £80,000 role for 28 hours' work at
> university
> By Jonathan Brown
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> Saturday, 22 January 2011
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> Brooklyn's gain is Manchester's loss. Or if you number among the many that
> have failed to fall for the charms of Martin Amis over the years, it could
> equally be the other way round.
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> Yesterday it was confirmed that the novelist's forthcoming move to New York
> meant he will not be renewing his contract as professor of creative writing
> at Manchester University. Amis will quit his post in the summer.
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> Since he was appointed four years ago the controversial writer's fortnightly
> lectures on literary giants such as Vladimir Nabokov and Saul Bellow have
> been standing-room only despite some internal sniping at his £80,000 a year
> salary in return for 28 hours of contracted teaching.
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> [ ... ]
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> Amis later confirmed the decision to relocate. "We probably are moving to
> Brooklyn for family reasons in the summer but we'll keep a flat here," he
> said.
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