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Women in Nabokov's life and art

Author: Juan José Torres Núñez; Nailya Garipova
Publisher: Bern : Peter Lang, [2016] ©2016
Series: Critical perspectives on English and American literature, communication and culture, vol. 14.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume discusses women in Nabokov. It has two parts: In the first one, there are biographical essays on the role of the real women in Nabokov's life and how their love and suffering are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)933585130
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan José Torres Núñez; Nailya Garipova
ISBN: 9783035109061 3035109060
OCLC Number: 938048787
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)
Contents: Introduction : the gallery of Nabokov's women / Nailya Garipova --
Part I. Women in Nabokov's life. "An ideal spouse for a writer" : the reality and myths in Véra Nabokov's life / Elena Ukhova --
Véra's role in Nabokov's life and prose / Alexandra Popoff --
Remorse and Nabokov's women / Frances Peltz Assa --
Carmencita : Valentina Shulgina : the evolution of Eros in Nabokov's work / Priscilla Meyer --
"Or of the air itself" : Nabokov's "mothers" as bearers of spiritual understanding / Nora Scholz --
Part II. Women in Nabokov's art. Fetching yet faithless : problematic mistresses in Nabokov's fiction / Julian W. Connolly --
The Nabokovian society woman : a Kirchner's cocotte? / Alexia Gassin --
"A weird place" : Nabokov and the topography of the foreign governess / Sabina Metzger --
Narrating her own absence : the narrator and protagonist of A slice of life / Akiko Nakata --
Making sense of death : inaccessible women in Nabokov's short stories / Svetlana Stefanova Radoulska --
An invisible harlequin in Nabokov's last novel : "You" in the protagonist's world and afterworld / Ljuba Tarvi --
'Fires of my loins' : female characters in Vladimir Nabokov's Pnin / Juan Ignacio Guijarro González.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on English and American literature, communication and culture, vol. 14.
Responsibility: Nailya Garipova & Juan José Torres Núñez (eds)

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