NABOKV-L post 0003458, Mon, 2 Nov 1998 10:12:47 -0800

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Most curious. I always thought Nabokov represented the exactly opposite
idea. His best works do not seem to me borne out of personal misery; in
fact, he seems to be one of the happiest writers who ever lived.

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From: Donald Barton Johnson [mailto:chtodel@humanitas.ucsb.edu]
Sent: Saturday, October 31, 1998 2:33 PM
To: NABOKV-L@UCSBVM.ucsb.edu
Subject: VN Bibliography


Addendum:

>From current Hamilton catalogue: Item 076538

Leo Schneiderman: _The Literary Mind: Portraits in Pain and Creativity_.
"Studies nine famous writers--Faulkner, Lillian Hellman, NABOKOV,
Flannery
O'Connor, Tennessee Williams, Cheever, Borges and Beckett--to illustrate
the premise that deep personal suffering is an essential ingredient in
creating great literature."243pp. Human Sciences. Paper. Pub. at $18.95.
Sale price $2.95.


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EDITOR's NOTE. My God!