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Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov
Neither can I do anything to please critics belonging to the good old school of "projected biography," who examine an author's work, which they do not understand, through the prism of his life, which they do not know.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The Waltz Invention, foreword (1966).
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