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CONTRIBUTORS GENNADY BARABTARLO is Associate Professor of Russian at the University of Missouri. In addition to many articles on Nabokov and Pushkin, he is the author of Phantom of Fact A Guide to Nabokov's Pnin (Ardis, 1989) and Aerial View: Nabokov's Art and Metaphysics (Peter Lang, 1993). The photographs in this issue, exhibited at Cornell University in 1992, are from a collection of his studies of places associated with Nabokov. He is Past President of the International Nabokov Society. JOEL J. BRATTIN is Associate Professor of English in the Department of Humanities at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts. His research and writing have focused chiefly on nineteenth-century British authors, with particular attention to Dickens and Carlyle. JULIAN W. CONNOLLY, Professor of Russian at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, is the author of Nabokov's Early Fiction: Patterns of Self and Other (Cambridge University Press, 1992) and numerous articles on Nabokov, as well as books and essays on other authors . JANE GRAYSON, of the School of Slavonic and East European Studies (University of London), is the authof of Nabokov Translated: A Comparison of Nabokov's Russian and English Prose (Oxford University Press, 1977), and, most recently, "Rusalka and the Person from Porlock." D. BARTON JOHNSON, Professor Emeritus of Russian at the University of California at Santa Barbarba, is the author of Worlds in Regression: Some Novels of Vladimir Nabokov (Ardis, 1985), as well as articles on Nabokov and other contemporary Russian authors. STEPHANIE MERKEL is completing her doctorate in the Russian Department at Cornell University. CHARLES NICOL, Department of English, Indiana State University at Terre Haute, has published widely on Nabokov and has edited two collections of Nabokov studies: Nabokov's Fifth Arc (with J. E. Rivers) and A Small Alpine Form: Studies in Nabokov's Short Fiction (with Gennady Barabtarlo) (Garland, 1992). He also writes on American fiction and popular culture for Harpers, Atlantic, and other journals. MAXIM D. SHRAYER is currently completing his dissertation, 'The Poetics of Vladimir Nabokov's Short Stories," in the Yale University Slavic Department. He is the author of an article on romantic irony and Pushkin's "Queen of Spades," as well as a number of reviews. JONATHAN B. SISSON, poet and free-lance editor, wrote a distinguished dissertation entitled "Cosmic Synchronization and Other Worlds in the Works of Vladimir Nabokov" at the University of Minnesota (1979). He is a contributor to the forthcoming Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov. His poems have appeared in Antaeus, The Paris Review, and Poetry. SUSAN ELIZABETH SWEENEY is Associate Professor of English at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. A former President of the Nabokov Society and author of articles on Nabokov and other writers, she is currently working on a book about memory and narrative in Nabokov's writing. LEONA TOKER, Associate Professor of English at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is the author of Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures (Cornell University Press, 1989), as well as many articles. Her other books include Eloquent Reticence: Withholding Information in Fictional Narration (1993) and a volume of edited essays entitled Commitment in Reflection: Essays on Literature and Morals. She has written extensively on both Anglo-American and Russian writers. ...


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