NABOKV-L post 0006212, Sat, 17 Nov 2001 11:00:48 -0800

Query regarding N's switch to English (fwd)
EDITOR's NOTE. Several reasons but mostly because the market in the
Russian emigration was vanishing while the English-language market was

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Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2001 17:52:17 -0600
From: tai ... <>
To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>


I've got a question, too:
Could anyone tell me what a good source would be for information on what
prompted Nabokov's decision to begin writing novels in English?
I am yet another student writing a paper. Although I've got a bevy of books already, I would certainly appreciate enlightened directions.

Thank you!