In this Book

summary
Alongside the puzzles contained in Nabokov’s fiction, scholars have been unable to untangle the seemingly contradictory relationship between, on one hand, the fiction and the beliefs and principles suggested by Nabokov’s biography and, on the other hand, the statements he made outside of his work.

Table of Contents

  1. Contents
  2. p. ix
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Note on Transliteration and Translation
  2. p. xiii
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. List of Abbreviations
  2. pp. xv-xix
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Introduction: Speak, Father
  2. pp. 3-31
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Chapter One - Homo Ludens, Homo Faber: Nabokov's Inexhaustible Gift
  2. pp. 32-81
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Chapter Two - Lolita and the Communists
  2. pp. 82-141
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Chapter Three - Kant's Eye: Ada, Art, Ethics
  2. pp. 142-185
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Chapter Four - Nabokov's Berkeley: Fantasy, History, and "the Splendor of Lone Thought"
  2. pp. 186-222
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 223-229
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Appendix A
  2. p. 231
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Appendix B
  2. p. 232
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Notes
  2. pp. 233-281
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 283-306
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents
  1. Index
  2. pp. 307-318
  3. restricted access
    • Download PDF Download
    contents

Additional Information

ISBN
9780810165588
Related ISBN
9780810127685
MARC Record
OCLC
794698884
Pages
328
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.