NABOKV-L post 0000711, Fri, 8 Sep 1995 13:35:28 -0700

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From: Pascoe Dustin C <dcp623t@nic.smsu.edu>


Does anyone have some strong opinions about VN's attitude toward
religion? I'm wondering why he seemed more interested early on -- there
is plenty of religious imagery in the poetry -- and became so
disinterested later. Youthful exuberance? While this is not a particularly
unusual occurence (esp. for many 20th c. writers), I was curious about
tracking down Biblical references (like Menetek El-pharsim, etc.) and
started to wonder about the more philosophical issue.

Dustin C. Pascoe
Southwest Missouri State Univ.