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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Named Person:||Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir V Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov|
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|Description:||xvi, 452 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Nabokov, the writer's life and the life writer: A centennial toast (1999); A biographer's life (2001); Who is "my Nabokov"? (2007) --
Nabokov's manuscripts and books: The Nabokov biography and the Nabokov archive (1992); from the Nabokov archive: Nabokov's literary legacy (2009) --
Nabokov's metaphysics: retrospects and prospects (2001); Nabokov's afterlife (2002) --
Nabokov's butterflies: Nabokov, literature, lepidoptera (2000); Netting Nabokov: review of Dieter E. Zimmer, A guide to Nabokov's butterflies and moths, 2001 (2001) --
Nabokov as psychologist: The psychological work of fictional play (2010) --
Nabokov and the origins and ends of stories: stacks of stories, stories of stacks (2010) --
Nabokov as writer: Nabokov's humor (1996); Nabokov as storyteller (2002); Nabokov's transition from Russian to English: repudiation or evolution? (2007) --
Nabokov and others: Nabokov, Pushkin, Shakespeare: genius, generosity, and gratitude in The gift and Pale fire (1999); Nabokov as verse translator: introduction to Verses and versions (2008); Tolstoy and Nabokov (1993); Nabokov and Machado de Assis (2009) --
Nabokov works: Speak, memory: the life and the art (1990); Speak, memory: Nabokov, mother, and lovers: the weave of the magic carpet (1999); Lolita: scene and unseen (2006); Even Homais nods: Nabokov's fallibility; or, how to revise Lolita (1995); Literature, pattern, Lolita; or, art, literature, science (2008); "Pale fire": poem and pattern (2010); Ada: the bog and the garden; or straw, fluff and peat: sources and places in Ada (2004); A book burner recants: the Original of Laura (2010).
A readable collection on one of the 20th century's greatest writers, this will be enjoyed by Nabokov fans and students of 20th century literature. Library Journal Boyd's graceful style and passionate