NABOKV-L post 0017273, Wed, 5 Nov 2008 18:15:46 -0500

Re: VN in London?

Does anyone know whether the Nabokov boys were given scholarships to attend University? Their father's income must have been stretched pretty thin.
> Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 10:08:42 -0500> From: NABOKV-L@HOLYCROSS.EDU> Subject: [NABOKV-L] VN in London?> To: NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU> > They were only in Stanhope Gardens for a little while - the family moved to > Elm Park Gardens (off the Fulham Road) in May 1919 (Boyd, The Russian Years, > p. 166), but of course VN was in Cambridge soon after that.> > Barbara Wyllie> UCL SSEES> > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Donald B. Johnson" <chtodel@GSS.UCSB.EDU>> To: <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>> Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 12:04 AM> Subject: Re: [NABOKV-L] VN in London?> > > FRM: Don Johnson> > In re Peter Cowlam's query: Dieter Zimmer's excellent list of VN's> "Homes and Haunts" on ZEMBLA yields the following:> > 1919 (from June): father rents apartment at 55 Stanhope Gardens, South> Kensington, London> 1919 (from October 1): enrollment at Trinity College, Cambridge; rooms> at Great Court R6 (=staircase R, set 6)> > Search archive with Google:>> > Contact the Editors:,> Visit Zembla:> View Nabokv-L policies:> Visit "Nabokov Online Journal:"> > Manage subscription options:
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