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Two appendixes from Nabokov’s famous edition of Eugene Onegin: his study of versification in English and Russian poetry, and his “term paper” on Pushkin’s Ethiopian ancestor.

Originally published in 1965.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Half-title, Title page, copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Author's Notes
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Notes on Prosody
  2. pp. 1-2
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  1. 1. Prosodies
  2. pp. 3-4
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  1. 2. Feet
  2. pp. 4-9
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  1. 3. The Scud
  2. pp. 9-17
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  1. 4. Tilted Scuds
  2. pp. 17-27
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  1. 5. Spondees
  2. pp. 27-30
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  1. 6. Elisions
  2. pp. 30-33
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  1. 7. The Origination of Metrical Verse in Russia
  2. pp. 33-46
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  1. 8. Difference in Modulation
  2. pp. 46-51
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  1. 9. Examples of Modulations
  2. pp. 51-69
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  1. 10. Counts of Modulations in Eugene Onegin
  2. pp. 69-76
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  1. 11. Other Meters and Rhythms
  2. pp. 76-79
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  1. 12. Differences in Use of Meter
  2. pp. 80-82
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  1. 13. Rhyme
  2. pp. 82-96
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 97-104
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  1. Abram Gannibal
  2. pp. 105-106
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. 107-108
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  1. Pushkin's Comments Published During His Lifetime
  2. pp. 108-111
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  1. Pushkin's Ancestors
  2. pp. 111-112
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  1. The Documents
  2. pp. 112-114
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  1. Dates of Abram Gannibal's Birth and Death
  2. pp. 114-115
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  1. Gannibal's Origin
  2. pp. 116-118
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  1. Gannibal's Birthplace
  2. pp. 118-125
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  1. Gannibal's Sister
  2. pp. 125-127
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  1. Gannibal's Parentage
  2. pp. 127-131
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  1. Gannibal's Enslavement
  2. pp. 131-134
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  1. Gannibal in Turkey
  2. pp. 134-139
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  1. Gannibal and Raguzinski
  2. pp. 139-143
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  1. Gannibal's First Years in Russia (1706-16)
  2. pp. 143-148
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  1. Gannibal in Western Europe (1716-23)
  2. pp. 148-151
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  1. Gannibal and Annibal
  2. pp. 152-153
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  1. Gannibal's Later Years in Russia (1723-81)
  2. pp. 153-155
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  1. Conclusions
  2. pp. 155-161
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  1. Works Consulted
  2. pp. 162-168
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 169-182
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781400875924
Print ISBN
9780691017600
MARC Record
OCLC
927444145
Pages
192
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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