NABOKV-L post 0022955, Fri, 15 Jun 2012 07:47:27 -0700

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Syrians, Swans and Ozeros
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On Jun 15, 2012, at 6:54 AM, NABOKV-L wrote: Approved a new literary
prize named after Vladimir Syrian (Russian V.Nabokov), which is
awarded "for preservation of traditions of Russian literature and the
development of modern literature": http://pod-nebom-edinym.ru/news-47.html
A.Filimonov

For those like me who wondered who this mysterious and apparently
wealthy Vladimir Syrian could be - the prize is in the name of Sirin.
Carolyn Kunin

p.s. I have not had much time to devote to the Sirin-Zhar ptitsa path
recently (not that anyone on the List has shown the slightest interest
in the subject), however those who recall the image of the Kalmakov
painting I posted may also recall the Smert'/subMarina Princess's
swanee arms and might be intrigued to think about a possible link
between Lebedinoe Ozero [Swan Lake] and the vanishing city of Kitezh,
both Dangleleaf productions, as it happens ...

There's a swan/subMarina theme in Ada of course - does it appear
anywhere else in Nabokovian seas or ozeros [lakes]?

Is Ada itself a Dangleleaf production?



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