NABOKV-L post 0012110, Mon, 21 Nov 2005 16:55:35 -0800

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Dear YJ,

...Both were born in 1899 and died in Switzerland !!!
Seriously, I noticed another interesting detail few days ago but I
forgot it. Anyway, there was the same query before in the forum...maybe
using the search engine...


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-----Original Message-----
From: "Donald B. Johnson" <chtodel@gss.ucsb.edu>
To: NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU
Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2005 17:00:13 -0800
Subject: Query: Comparisons between Nabokov and Borges

> Dear Don and List,
>
> As two of the greatest masters of 20th century literature, I think
> Nabokov
> and Borges share in common that both were undeservedly deprived of a
> Nobel
> Prize in Literature.
>
> I was wondering whether there are any other parallels between the two
> maestros besides that. I can think of some, but only some. Their
> intricate
> word games and recurring mirror motif are some I can think of right
> now.
>
> Can anybody give me any valuable input on this topic? I would highly
> appreciate it.
>
> Cheers.
>
> Yours,
>
> yj
>
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