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Vladimir Nabokov : the Russian years

Author: Brian Boyd
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1990.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyd, Brian, 1952-
Vladimir Nabokov.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1990
(OCoLC)643987601
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir V Nabokov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Boyd
ISBN: 0691067945 9780691067940
OCLC Number: 21037765
Description: xii, 607 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Russian years, 1899-1940 --
Pt. I: Russia --
Lody --
Liberal strains: the pattern of the past --
A World awakening: St. Petersburg, 1899-1904 --
First revolution and first duma: St. Petersburg, 1904-1906 --
Butterflies: St. Petersburg, 1906-1910 --
School: St. Petersburg, 1811-1914 --
Lover and poet: Petrograd, 1914-1917 --
Foretaste of exile: Crimea, 1917-1919 --
Pt. II: Europe --
Sirin --
Becoming Sirin: Cambridge, 1919-1922 --
Regrouping: Berlin, 1922-1923 --
Enter the muse: Berlin, 1923-1925 --
Scenes from emigré life: Berlin, 1925-1926 --
Ideas away: Berlin, 1927-1929 --
Nabokov, the writer --
The Defense (Zashchita Luzhina) --
Negative and positive: Berlin, 1929-1930 --
Bright desk, dark world: Berlin, 1930-1932 --
Distant prospects: Berlin, 1932-1934 --
Translation and transformation: Berlin, 1934-1937 --
On the move: France, 1937 --
The Gift (Dar) --
Destitute: France, 1938-1939 --
Searching for an exit: France, 1939-1940.
Responsibility: Brian Boyd.
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