Nabokov


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Nabokov

Vladimir Vladimirovich . 1899--1977, US novelist, born in Russia. His works include Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada (1969)
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Had his father wanted it destroyed, he would have done so himself," Gavriel Shapiro, Russian literature professor at Cornell University and an author of several books on Nabokov, told AFP.
And what are the clues pointing to his own presence that Nabokov leaves lying about, half concealed, half-revealed, in the manner of that purloined letter in Poe's much-cited tale?
2) Thus Cortazar's story differs from that by Nabokov in resolving the state of indeterminacy in its closure.
The Nabokov scholar Brian Boyd noted that Nabokov, like Shade, "dedicated his art and his life to exploring and fighting death's abyss.
Scott Fitzgerald, James, and Nabokov as if their very lives depended on it.
Nabokov seemed to grow uneasy, anticipating some "grossly personal inquiry," such as "Did you ever meet the real Lolita?
Pritchett, Vladimir Nabokov, and John Updike--are artistcritics as well.
Compared to Nabokov and Morrison, Lovell has concocted a literate mystery that reminds the reader of the best of Cain, Hammett, Chandler and James Lee Burke, sleuthing rendered with wit, imagination and a Caribbean flair.
Nabokov, in contrast, toys with his readers' prudent interests and leads them on.
If the weather is bad, I like to relax at home, have a lie-in, read some of the Russian classics by authors like Nabokov and Dostoyevsky.
Mit grosser Wahrscheinlichkeit jedenfalls bezieht sich Nabokov in einem Brief an den Freund Edmund Wilson vom 5.