JM: A follower of Robert Frost? So that's what "an oozy footstep behind Frost" means?  One must find the context for this quote to get the feel of Nabokov's tease. 

MR: Jansy, my impression is that the author of the article interviewed VN himself, so this is probably all the context available.

Here's an entertaining VN quip I hadn't seen before: nabokov&pg=6705,2034481


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