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Shades of Laura : Vladimir Nabokov's last novel The original of Laura

Author: Yuri Leving; Brian Boyd
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding Nabokov's oeuvre through a detailed look at the posthumous publication of his unrealized novel.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Shades of Laura.:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013.
(CaOONL)2013904325X
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir V Nabokov
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuri Leving; Brian Boyd
ISBN: 9780773542631 0773542639 9780773542648 0773542647 9780773589674 0773589678 9780773589681 0773589686
OCLC Number: 843859510
Description: xii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chronology of the novel in fragments : composition, publication, reception / Brian Boyd and Yuri Leving --
Publishing Laura / Galya Diment, Leland de la Durantaye, Michael Juliar, Eric Naiman, and Olga Voronina --
Vanishing fragments / Michael Wood --
Terminating the phrase / Gennady Barabtarlo --
Worlds apart : Lolita, Laura, and the shadows of difference / Ellen Pifer --
Nabokov's last smile / Lara Delage-Toriel --
The original of Laura and Nietzsche : a Zarathustran tool? / Michael Rodgers --
Looking for Flora : deviance and disclosure in Nabokov's The original of Laura / Barbara Wyllie --
Reading the posthumous postmodern : Laura's productive fragments / Paul Ardoin --
The problem with Nabokov / Martin Amis --
Trump cards / John Banville --
In the cards, a last hand / Alexander Theroux --
A generous gift to readers / Heller McAlpin --
The Nabokov mess / Nathaniel Rich --
Vladimir Nabokov, reduced to notes / Michael Dirda --
An earnest proposal to Dmitri Nabokov / Amelia Glaser --
Genius erased / Michael Antman --
A curiosity for Nabokov's fans / James Marcus --
Deaths of the authors / Thomas Karshan --
The critics' Laura / Marijeta Bozovic --
Translating Laura / Gennady Barabtarlo, Maurice Couturier, Anna Raffetto, Rien Verhoef, and Tadashi Wakashima --
The last word --
or not? On some cards named Laura / Brian Boyd.
Other Titles: Vladimir Nabokov's last novel The original of Laura
Responsibility: edited by Yuri Leving.

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"This assemblage is an excellent contribution to Nabokovian studies; well suited for students and scholars of the Russian novelist and anyone looking for insight into his final, unrealized work." Read more...

 
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