Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0005302, Fri, 7 Jul 2000 19:55:01 -0700

Allusion to Finnegans Wake? (fwd)
From: Arthur Glass <goliard@worldnet.att.net>

I find an echo of the rhythm of a phrase in the opening sentence of
Finnegans Wake in this sentence that appears on p. 212 of Pale Fire:

Now that he was safely out of the country, the entire blue bulk of
Zembla, from Embla Point to Emblem Bay,could sink into the sea for all she

'[F]rom swerve of shore to bend of bay...?'