Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0005425, Mon, 31 Jul 2000 14:50:20 -0700

Fw: NPR Synaesthesia Programme (fwd)
EDITOR's NOTE. Alas, I noticed this item from NPR's Alphonse Vinh only
after the broadcast he mentions. I wonder if it is on the NPR web site?

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2000 11:52:11 -0400
> From: Alphonse Vinh <AVinh@npr.org>
> When I heard that Science Friday was going to have an hour programme today
> on the fascinating Nabokovian subject of 'audition coloree', I immediately
> contacted the guest host and suggested to her that she should include
> something by Rimbaud and VN.
> I sent her 'Voyelles' and today I faxed her the pages in 'Speak, Memory!'
> dealing with synaesthesia. They're using VN's words in their intro to the
> show. More might be used. The show airs live on NPR stations at 2 pm EST
> today.
> Best,
> Alphonse