NABOKV-L post 0005820, Mon, 12 Mar 2001 14:22:26 -0800

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Bergson's 'Duration and Simultaneity' and 'Matter and Memory' had an
enormous influence on my reading of Ada.

On Mon, 12 Mar 2001, Galya Diment wrote:

> From: Victoria N. Alexander <alexander@dactyl.org>
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> Both Nabokov and Proust were influenced by philosopher Henri Bergson. This,
> I think, explains why N and P can seem to have the same feel at times.
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> VN Alexander
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> *** For more on VN and Bergson, see, among others, Leona Toker, _Nabokov:
> The Mystery of Literary Structures_. For VN and Proust, see John Burt
> Foster, _Nabokov's Art of Memory and European Modernism_. GD**
>

Cheers!
yours
Kiran

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