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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich 1899-1977

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Lolita by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
1,018 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in 37 languages and held by 12,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When it was published in 1955, Lolita immediately became a cause celebre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation
Ada : or, Ardor: a family chronicle by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
231 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 3,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a "dreambright" America, at the turn of the century, Nabokov's last novel depicts an incestuous love affair, while presenting a complex puzzle of literary world play and metaphysical parody
Lectures on literature by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
102 editions published between 1944 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 3,931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Timeless discussions of Austen, Dickens, Flaubert, Joyce, Proust, and others
Pale fire : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
155 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures in a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade
Pnin by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
278 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 23 languages and held by 3,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life and character of a middle-aged emigre Russian professor in a small American college
King, queen, knave : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
131 editions published between 1928 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The novel is the story of Dreyer, a wealthy and boisterous proprietor of a men's clothing emporium store. Ruddy, self-satisfied, and thoroughly masculine, he is perfectly repugnant to his exquisite but cold middle-class wife Martha. Attracted to his money but repelled by his oblivious passion, she longs for their nephew instead, the myopic Franz. Newly arrived in Berlin, Franz soon repays his uncle's condescension in his aunt's bed. From the Trade Paperback edition
Bend sinister by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
143 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Professor Adam Krug, the foremost philosopher of his country, is, along with his son, kidnapped by the government in hopes of making him support Paduk, dictator and leader of the Party of the Average Man
Glory : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
59 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 20's, a Russian expatriate travels about Europe, attends Cambridge and makes friends
American poetry : the twentieth century by Randall Stewart( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Look at the harlequins! by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
77 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Memoires van een schrijver die na 1917 uit Rusland gevlucht is en in Europa en Amerika een carrière tracht op te bouwen
Transparent things; a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
99 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 2,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a young publisher, Hugh is sent to interview R., falls in love with Armande on the way, wrests her, after multiple humiliations, from a grinning Scandinavian and returns to New York with his bride. Eight years later--following a murder, a period of madness and a brief imprisonment--Hugh makes a lone sentimental journey to wheedle out his past
The gift : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
79 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fyodor Godunov-Cherdyntsev, an impoverished poet, seeks fame in the phantasmic world of Berlin in the 1920's
The stories of Vladimir Nabokov by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
47 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here, for the first time, the stories of one of the century's greatest prose stylists are collected in a single, comprehensive volume. Written from the early 1920s - the years of his exile from Russia - to the mid-1950s, when he abandoned the story form and turned to his English-language masterpieces Lolita, Pale Fire, and Ada, these stories reveal the fascinating progress of Nabokov's early development as they remind us that we are in the presence of a magnificent original, a genuine master. Edited by his son and translator, Dmitri Nabokov, The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov is a literary event and a celebration of his art
Despair : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
86 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sardonic story of a man who undertakes the perfect crime - his own murder
Mary : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
51 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary is a gripping tale of youth, first love, and nostalgia--Nabokov's first novel. In a Berlin rooming house filled with an assortment of seriocomic Russian émigrés, Lev Ganin, a vigorous young officer poised between his past and his future, relives his first love affair. His memories of Mary are suffused with the freshness of youth and the idyllic ambience of pre-revolutionary Russia. In stark contrast is the decidedly unappealing boarder living in the room next to Ganin's, who, he discovers, is Mary's husband, temporarily separated from her by the Revolution but expecting her imminent arrival from Russia
The real life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
120 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biographer follows an elusive trail across Europe and uncovers the secret of a Russian woman who had ruined the life of his half-brother, an English novelist
Invitation to a beheading by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
80 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In an unnamed dream country, the young man Cincinnatus C. is condemned to death by beheading for "gnostical turpitude," an imaginary crime that defies definition. Cincinnatus spends his last days in an absurd jail, where he is visited by chimerical jailers, an executioner who masquerades as a fellow prisoner, and by his in-laws, who lug their furniture with them into his cell. When Cincinnatus is led out to be executed, he simply wills his executioners out of existence: they disappear, along with the whole world they inhabit
Nikolai Gogol by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
95 editions published between 1944 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 1,680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biography of Gogol and criticisms of his works
The enchanter by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )
41 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Enchanter is the Ur-Lolita, the precursor to Nabokov's classic novel. At once hilarious and chilling, it tells the story of an outwardly respectable man and his fatal obsession with certain pubescent girls, whose coltish grace and subconscious coquetry reveal, to his mind, a special bud on the verge of bloom. From the Trade Paperback edition
Eugene Onegin a novel in verse by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )
43 editions published between 1964 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Pushkin's poetic Russian classic about the heartless fop who is the object of an ardent young woman's selfless love
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נאבוקוב, וולאדימיר וולאדימירוביץ
נאבוקוב, ולאדימיר
נאבוקוב, ולאדימיר 1899-1977
נאבוקוב, ולאדימיר ולאדימירוביץ׳
נאבוקוב, ולאדימיר ולאדימירוביץ׳ 1899-1977
נבוקוב, ולדימיר
נבוקוב, ולדימיר 1899-1977
נבקוב, ולדמיר, 1899-1977
فلاديمير نابوكوف، 1899-1977
ناباكوف، ولاديمير
ナボコフ, ウラジーミル
ナボコフ, ウラジーミル・ウラジーミロヴィチ
納布可夫 1899-1977
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