R.S. Gwynn: "I said that it [Pale Fire] should be considered as one of the finest long poems ever written by an American poet.
JM: Writer Arthur Phillips's description of Pale Fire (quoted by Giles Harvey) as a "rhyming novella" (and therefore clearly authored by Vladimir Nabokov) establishes an important point -  also because Kinbote's usurpation and commentary acquires a special poignancy when we entertain the idea of PF as a novel-in-verse just like Pushkin's Eugene Onégin.
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