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Imagining Nabokov

Nina L. Khrushcheva

Imagining Nabokov

Russia between art and politics

by Nina L. Khrushcheva

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, -- 1899-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-233)

    StatementNina L. Khrushcheva
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3476.N3 Z6987 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 233 p. ;
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17247535M
    ISBN 100300108869
    ISBN 109780300108866
    LC Control Number2007027403

    Nabokov's Pale Fire is "what a composer of chess problems might term a king-in-the-corner waiter of the solus rex type." Perhaps even moreso than Luzhin Defense, Pale Fire seems to me Nabokov's ultimate ode to the king's game. A kind of post-modern salad of quirks and quizzes, the structure of the "novel" is a line poem of heroic couplets /5(K). Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics by Khrushcheva, Nina L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      “Fine Lines illustrates Nabokov’s sophisticated power of observation. It is a talent known to anyone familiar with the author’s lucid prose, which we may now see extended to his drawings and scientific inferences Above all, Fine Lines may be viewed as a book about the act of seeing.”—Matt Reimann, ArtNews. Russia Between Art and Politics, Imagining Nabokov, Nina L. Khrushcheva, Yale University Press. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction.

      [p. ] Yet Nabokov's American period saw the creation of what are arguably his greatest works, Bend Sinister (), Lolita (), Pnin (), and Pale Fire (), as well as the translation of his earlier Russian novels into English. He also undertook English translations of works by Lermontov and Pushkin and wrote several books of :   I can see why he did that, but I think it contributed something to the airless atmosphere of the books he wrote in Montreux. I once had a plan to write a radio play imagining Nabokov getting stuck in a lift at the Palace with the heavy rock band Deep Purple, who were recording in Montreux when the casino complex burned down in


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Vladimir Nabokov, Russian-born American novelist and critic, the foremost of the post emigre authors.

He wrote in both Russian and English, and his best works, including Lolita (), feature stylish, intricate literary effects. Learn more about Nabokov’s life and work. Novels – Lolita / Pnin / Pale Fire / Lolita: A Screenplay. Vladimir Nabokov $. In Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics, Nina L.

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