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Nabokov’s Legacy: Bequeathing Butterfly Theory
"Arlequinus arlequinus male, drawn for the author's wife in a copy of Look at the Harlequins!, Nabokov's last completed novel published in August 1974. At Nabokov and Véra's first encounter in 1923 she was wearing a harlequin mask. Image via the Cornell University Library." — Vladimir Nabokov, the author and lepidopterist, draws a fictional butterfly for his wife.