NABOKV-L post 0022159, Wed, 9 Nov 2011 08:03:37 -0800

Re: Echoes of VN's father's death in PF
in a short story "signs and symbols"

Sent: Tuesday, November 8, 2011 5:45 PM
Subject: [NABOKV-L] Echoes of VN's father's death in PF

GS Lipon writes:

Shade's use of his daughter's death as the subject of his literary writing recalls the death of VN's own father.What I'm wondering is whether this theme, or some variation, the death of a writer's loved one, its use as literary subject matter, or something similar, is present in any other works of his.
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