NABOKV-L post 0006214, Mon, 19 Nov 2001 21:29:44 -0800

[Fwd: Query regarding N's switch to English (fwd)]

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Subject: Query regarding N's switch to English (fwd)
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 13:56:29 -0800 (PST)
From: Galya Diment <>

I published an article on that several years ago and another one, an
updated version, is coming out next year. I can send you a copy if you
give me your address.

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Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2001 11:00:48 -0800
From: Donald B. Johnson
Reply-To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum
Subject: 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


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!