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The Cambridge companion to Nabokov

Author: Julian W Connolly
Publisher: Cambridge (GB) : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A concise 2005 introduction to the fascinating creative world of one of the twentieth century's most important writers.

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Genre/Form: études diverses
[études diverses]
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian W Connolly
ISBN: 9780521829571 0521829577
OCLC Number: 469317776
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Index. Chronologie.
Description: XXIII-258 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology; Introduction: the many faces of Vladimir Nabokov Julian W. Connolly; Part I. Contexts: 1. Strong opinions and nerve points: Nabokov's life and art Zoran Kuzmanovich; 2. Nabokov as storyteller Brian Boyd; 3. Nabokov as a Russian writer Alexander Dolinin; 4. 'By some sleight of land': how Nabokov rewrote America Susan Elizabeth Sweeney; 5. Nabokov and modernism John Burt Foster, Jr.; Part II. Works: 6. Nabokov as poet Barry Scherr; 7. Nabokov's short fiction Priscilla Meyer; 8. The major Russian novels Julian W. Connolly; 9. From Sirin to Nabokov: the transition to English Neil Cornwell; 10. Nabokov's biographical impulse: art of writing lives Galya Diment; 11. The Lolita phenomenon from Paris to Tehran Ellen Pifer; 12. Nabokov's late fiction Michael Wood; Part III. Related Worlds: 13. Nabokov and cinema Barbara Wyllie; 14. Nabokov's world view Leona Toker; A guide to further reading.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature
Responsibility: ed. by Julian W. Connolly.
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