Vladimir Nabokov: A Literary Life

Vladimir Nabokov: A Literary Life

by D. Rampton


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A clearly written, insightful study of Nabokov the novelist, providing an expert analysis of the 17 novels he wrote during a career spanning more than 50 years: one of the most impressive, challenging, and controversial literary achievements of our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230247239
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Series: Literary Lives
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

DAVID RAMPTON is professor of English at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His publications include Vladimir Nabokov: A Critical Study of the Novels (1984), Prose Models (co-edited, 3rd edition, 1997), Short Fiction (co-edited, 2nd edition, 2005), and William Faulkner: A Literary Life (2008).

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction Early Russian Fiction Russian Fiction: 1929-31 Major Nabokov: Three Russian Masterpieces New Beginnings Major Nabokov: Three American Masterpieces Late Nabokov Conclusion Notes Index

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