NABOKV-L post 0006104, Tue, 31 Jul 2001 22:12:05 -0700

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Re: Nabokov mentioned by B. R. Myers (fwd)
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From: Will Schultz <willtato@pacbell.net>

It is not really an aberration - while Laughter shows much of the master's
brilliance, it ultimately must be considered minor within his entire oeuvre.



Galya Diment wrote:

> From: Wayne Daniels <w.r.daniels@home.com>
>
> >I'm afraid these
> > sorts of generalities are as bad as anything Myers affects to sniff out in
> > those terrible, terrible novels of DeLillo and Proulx.
>
> Oh doctor! The relief! I feel I must write to tell you of the good your
> product has done me.
>
> > I suspect, but may of course be wrong, that by "least respected" Mr.
> > Myers simply means least talked about in the "mainstream" critical
> > discourse -- and it would be hard to argue with him there.
>
> I devoutly believe time and right reason will take care of such aberrations.
>
> Best,
>
> Wayne Daniels
>
> Philosophie sei, sagt der Theologe, wenn jemand in einem absolut dunklen
> Raum mit verbundenen Augen eine schwarze Katze sucht, die gar nicht da ist.
> Theologie aber ist, erwidert der Philosoph, wenn jemand in einem absolut
> dunklen Raum und mit verbundenen Augen eine schwarze Katze sucht, die gar
> nicht da ist, und ruft: "Ich hab sie."