Nicolas Nabokov: A Life in Freedom and Music

Nicolas Nabokov: A Life in Freedom and Music

by Vincent Giroud

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199399895
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/03/2015
Pages: 584
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Born in France and educated at Oxford, Vincent Giroud is a cultural historian who has taught in French, British, and American institutions. He served for many years as curator of modern books and manuscripts at Yale and is currently Professor of English and Comparative Literature at The University of Franche-Comté.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Note on transliteration of Russian names and phrases

Chapter 1: The Lubcza Years
Chapter 2: The Petersburg Years
Chapter 3: The Road to Exile
Chapter 4: In Stuttgart and Berlin
Chapter 5: Paris Debuts
Chapter 6: Successes and Frustrations
Chapter 7: New Exile
Chapter 8: Engagement and Americanization
Chapter 9: In Wartime Washington
Chapter 10: In Postwar Germany
Chapter 11: Music and the Cold War
Chapter 12: Moving Center Stage
Chapter 13: Masterpieces of the Twentieth Century
Chapter 14: Culture Generalissimo
Chapter 15: The Rasputin Years
Chapter 16: Disenchantment and New Departure
Chapter 17: Berlin, Don Quixote, and the CIA
Chapter 18: Love's Labours Won

Epilogue
Checklist of Nabokov's Works and Writings
Works Consulted
Notes
Index

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