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Vladimir Nabokov : the American years

Author: Brian Boyd
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographie 1940-1977
Biography
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir V Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov; Vladimir Nabokov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Boyd
ISBN: 069106797X 9780691067971
OCLC Number: 22906836
Description: xiv, 783 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. America --
1. Refuge: New York and Stanford, 1940-1941 --
2. Visiting lecturer: Wellesley and Cambridge, 1941-1942 --
3. Scientist, writer, teacher: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1943-1944 --
4. Permanent impermanence: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1944-1946 --
"Bend Sinister" --
6. Teaching literature at last: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1946-1948 --
7. Russian professor: Cornell, 1948-1950 --
8. "Conclusive evidence/Speak, Memory" --
9. Teaching European fiction: Cornell, 1950-1951 --
10. Finding time for "Lolita": Cornell and Harvard, 1951-1953. --
11. "Lolita" --
12. "Lolita" into print, "Pnin" onto paper: Cornell, 1953-1955 --
13. "Pnin" --
14. "Lolita" sparks: Cornell, 1955-1957 --
15. "Eugene Onegin" --
16. "Lolita" explodes: Cornell and after, 1957-1959. Pt. 2. Europe --
17. Chased by fame: Europe, America, Europe, 1959-1961 --
18 "Pale fire" --
19. Mask and man: Montreux, 1961-1964 --
20. "Ada" stirs: Montreux, 1964-1966 --
21. Flying high: Montreux, 1966-1968 --
22. "Ada" --
23. Tidying up: Montreux, 1968-1972 --
24. "Transparent things" --
25. Reinventing a life: Montreux, 1972-1974 --
26. "Look at the harlequins!" --
27. Unanswered questions: Montreux, 1974-1977.
Responsibility: Brian Boyd.
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