NABOKV-L post 0012005, Mon, 7 Nov 2005 08:29:14 -0800

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Re: Fw: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet?
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Dear Robert,
if I am not mistaken a few Shakespeare copies of VN's father exist in
the library in St Petersburg. There are a few annotations in them by the
young VN. But as I understand it you are looking for a copy with
comments by the mature VN.

philip

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Von: "D. Barton Johnson" <chtodel@cox.net>
Datum: Montag, 7. November 2005 3:17 am
Betreff: Fw: Nabokov's copy of Hamlet?

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <robert.fishkin@yale.edu>
> To: <chtodel@cox.net>; <nabokv-l@listserv.ucsb.edu>
> Cc: <robert.fishkin@yale.edu>
> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2005 10:51 PM
> 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
>

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