Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0007060, Sat, 9 Nov 2002 09:30:46 -0800

Fw: Fw: Slat sign: VN & Merriam-Webster II & III
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From: "Mary Bellino" <iambe@rcn.com>
To: "Vladimir Nabokov Forum" <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>
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> A quick search turns up another use of "slat sign" by VN: in
> the "Anniversary Notes" he characterizes Herbert Gold's
> account of his meetings with VN "in upstate New York and at
> a Swiss hotel" as "blending fact and fiction in a kind of
> slat-sign shimmer" (SO 298; the reference is to the tributes
> first published in the special edition of Triquarterly
> celebrating VN's 70th birthday and later reprinted as a
> separate paperback ).
> Mary Bellino