Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Moreover, the slogan "highbrows and lowbrows, unite!", which he had spouted already, is all wrong since true highbrows are highbrows because they do not unite.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Selected Letters, April 22, 1957 (1989).
Rejecting Auden's slogan as a means of defending the right for Lolita to be published.