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Nabokov (Nicolas), 1943-1965

MS. Berlin 270
Held at the Weston Library

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Written in Russian (predominantly) and English

Includes letters about:

  1. (fol. 15) news of several members of the intelligentsia in the Soviet Union, including Akhmatova, Zoshchenko, Shostakovich and Prokoviev, 1947
  2. (fols. 86-89) Auden's series 'Bucolics', including poems dedicated to Nabokov and Berlin, together with comments on Berenson, [1953]
  3. (fol. 97) sending a note to Boris Pasternak, 1954
  4. (fols. 163-176, 187) the Tolstoy conference, organised by Nabokov, at which Berlin gave a paper, 1959-1960
  5. (fol. 178) the difficulty of Boris Pasternak's position in the Soviet Union, 1959
  6. (fols. 204, 215-216) Stravinsky, especially his composition for the Jerusalem Music Festival, 1961-1962


  • Creation: 1943-1965


225 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 270

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom