Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0025229, Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:15:55 -0400

Re: Greatest Fictional Character
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Subject: RE: Greatest Fictional Character
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 04:14:35 +0000
From: Don Stanley <Dstanley@TRU.CA>
To: Vladimir Nabokov Forum <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>

Hi All

Five greatest fictional characters by (some of the) writers Nabokov was
not fond of:
Marlow from Conrad’s Heart of Darkness
Lena Grove from Faulkner’s Light in August
Francis Macomber from Hemingway’s “The Short Happy Life of…
J. Alfred Prufrock from T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of…
The Beast from Henry James’ “The Beast in the Jungle” (Monster Category)
All the best

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