Curiosities and In Memoriam

Dmitri Nabokov Dies

By posted at 8:02 pm on February 26, 2012 2

Dmitri Nabokov, the son of Vladimir Nabokov, who tended to the legacy of his father with the posthumous publication of a volume of personal letters, an unpublished novella and an unfinished novel that his father had demanded be burned, died on Wednesday in Vevey, Switzerland. He was 77.” At MetaFilter, the son daughter of the lawyer for Nabokov’s literary estate remembers Dmitri, who was also a family friend. Dmitri once made a very brief appearance here at The Millions, leaving a comment (which we were able to authenticate as being from Dmitri) on Kevin Frazier’s compelling defense of The Original of Laura.





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2 Responses to “Dmitri Nabokov Dies”

  1. El
    at 9:34 pm on February 26, 2012

    I’m a regular reader on Metafilter, and I’m quite sure that that commenter is a woman.

  2. Monday Readings And Notes | HTMLGIANT
    at 1:41 pm on February 27, 2012

    [...] Barney Rosset has died. He was 89. Alas, Dimitri Nabokov has also passed away. [...]

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