NABOKV-L post 0017748, Thu, 26 Feb 2009 10:19:34 -0500

Re: Acrostic and Review
I'm not sure how much it matters, but Sergei Davydov says the acrostic
(insomuch as it exists) was "discovered by Morris Halle." See here:'Pushkin's%20Merry%20Undertaking%20and%20'The%20Coffinmaker,'%20in%20Slavic%20Review,%20vol.%2044,%20No.%201%20(1985),%2030-48.pdf

As for the review of Verses and Versions, I have to say that I admire
Carolyn's remarks. I found the review a fair contribution to a larger

Matt Roth

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