Nabokov's World: Volume 1: The Shape of Nabokov's World

Nabokov's World: Volume 1: The Shape of Nabokov's World


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333964156
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/17/2001
Series: Studies in Russia and East Europe , #1
Edition description: 2001
Pages: 237
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

VLADIMIR E. ALEXANDROV Professor of Russian Literature, Yale University
STEPHEN H. BLACKWELL Assistant Professor of Russian, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
BRIAN BOYD Lecturer in English, University of Auckland
MAURICE COUTURIER Professor Emeritus of English and American Literature, University of Nice, France
PAUL BENEDICT GRANT Graduate Student, University of Cambridge
D. BARTON JOHNSON Emeritus Professor of Russian, University of California, Santa Barbara
ZORAN KUZMANOVICH Lecturer, Davidson College and Editor of Nabokov Studies
CHARLES LOCK Professor of English Literature, University of Copenhagen
CHARLES NICHOL Professor of English and Humanities, Indiana State University
OLGA SKONECHNAIA Commentator and Translator of Nabokov's works
LEONA TOKER Professor of English Literature, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
DIETER E. ZIMMER Journalist, Translator and Writer, Hamburg
ZINOVY ZINIK Novelist, Critic and Broadcaster

Table of Contents

Preface Notes on the Contributors Abbreviations Transliteration List of Illustrations Introduction: The Shape of Nabokov's World; J.Grayson Prologue: The Otherworld; B.Boyd & D.Barton Johnson 'Splendid Insincerity' as 'Utmost Truthfulness': Nabokov and the Claims of the Real; Z.Kuzmanovich Mimicry in Nature and Art; D.Zimmer Nabokov and Tolstoi: Notes on Allusions and Parallels; V.Alexandrov Vladimir Nabokov and Walter de la Mare's 'Otherworld'; D.Barton Johnson Dolorous Haze, Hazel Shade: Nabokov and the Spirits; P.Meyer Transparent Things and Opaque Words; C.Lock Nabokov, Mach and Monism; S.H.Blackwell Nabokov and Bergson on Duration and Reflexivity; L.Toker Nabokov's Last Laughs; P.B.Grant Martin, Darwin, Malory and Pushkin: The Anglo-Russian Culture of Glory; C.Nichol Writing and Erasure, or Nabokov's Other Texts; M.Couturier The Wandering Jew as a Metaphor for Memory in Nabokov's Poetry and Prose of the 1920s and 1930s; O.Skonechnaia The Double Exile of Vladimir Nabokov; Z.Zinik L'Envoi: Shakespeare; V.Nabokov , translation by D.Nabokov Select Bibliography Index

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