NABOKV-L post 0012002, Sun, 6 Nov 2005 18:17:55 -0800

Fw: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet?
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Subject: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet

> Dear Nabokov L with particular attention to Dmitri Nabokov,
> I am conducting research into where, if anywhere, Nabokov's personal copy
> of
> Hamlet exists with his annotations, underlining or other marginalia. I
> have
> been informed by Professor Stephen Jan Parker that there was marginalia in
> Nabokov's copies of two Shakespeare plays-- "The Tempest" and
> "Twelfth-Night."-- in the Montreux books that he looked through, but that
> there
> was no copy of Hamlet among those books. I would be very interested in
> whether
> such an edition exists, either in Dmitri Nabokov's possesion or in another
> collection. Many, many thanks for any information any of you might be
> able to
> offer me in this regard,
> Sincerely,
> Bobby Fishkin