Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0023694, Thu, 21 Feb 2013 23:34:17 -0500

Re: DN & Mathematics
Does there exist, and can one look at, a ms. of Dmitri's unpublished novel?
Robert Roper
On Feb 21, 2013, at 4:52 AM, A. Bouazza wrote:

> Stan K-B: We all miss Dmitri Nabokov, but of his many, many admired achievements, command of the profound mathematics/physics of symmetry/antisymmetry is not apparent in any publications I’ve encountered. Refs requested.
> In pre-SKB times, when Galya Diment was the List’s editor, she posted a NY Times article celebrating VN’s centennial on April 21, 1999, from which I remembered the following passage:
> “Dmitri Nabokov, once a fast-living opera singer and race-car driver, now chastened by a near-death experience after a fiery crash and the death of his
> mother in 1991, has decided to devote himself to literature. He is revising his own novel about parallel lives, which has a love scene told in mathematical
> formulas.”
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> A. Bouazza
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