Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0003096, Thu, 7 May 1998 09:22:07 -0700

Reply to "reality" Query: quotation source, please (fwd)
>From Jeff Edmunds <jhe@psulias.psu.edu>:

John DeMoss's "Index to _Strong Opinions_:"

“reality,” 10, 79, 94, 118
and imagination, 154

Might one of these be the passage you seek?
At 08:09 AM 5/7/98 -0700, you wrote:
>From: ptudor@budfin.co.nz
>I am looking for Nabokov's exact phrase when he said that "reality" was
>the only word that should be in quotation marks. Yes - I should remember
>this (please forgive me, Brian) - but I can't...