NABOKV-L post 0012248, Tue, 3 Jan 2006 10:13:33 -0500

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[Fwd: RE: Query: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet]
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> From: "Dmitri Nabokov"

> Date: 2006/01/01 Sun PM 11:02:17 EST
> To: "'D. Barton Johnson'" <chtodel@cox.net>
> Subject: RE: Query: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet
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> Dear Mr.Fishkin,
>
> In 1995, at a special reception for me at the St. Pburg Public Library,
> I was shown a five-volume miniature Shakespeare that had presumably
> belonged to my father when he was very young. I believe it was complete.
>
> With best wishes,
>
> Dmitri Nabokov
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <robert.fishkin@yale.edu>
> To: <chtodel@cox.net>; <nabokv-l@listserv.ucsb.edu>
> Cc: <robert.fishkin@yale.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2005 11:51 PM
> Subject: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet
>
>
> >
> > Dear Nabokov L with particular attention to Dmitri Nabokov,
> >
> > I am conducting research into where, if anywhere, Nabokov's personal
> > copy
> > of
> > Hamlet exists with his annotations, underlining or other marginalia.
> I
> > have
> > been informed by Professor Stephen Jan Parker that there was
> marginalia in
> > Nabokov's copies of two Shakespeare plays-- "The Tempest" and
> > "Twelfth-Night."-- in the Montreux books that he looked through, but
> that
> > there
> > was no copy of Hamlet among those books. I would be very interested
> in
> > whether
> > such an edition exists, either in Dmitri Nabokov's possesion or in
> another
> > collection. Many, many thanks for any information any of you might be
>
> > able to
> > offer me in this regard,
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Bobby Fishkin