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Synonyms for Nabokov

United States writer (born in Russia) (1899-1977)

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Vladimir Nabokov, Strong Opinions (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973) 44-5.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 20Nshots, and Patrick Marleau and Devin Setoguchi added goals for San Jose.
The manuscript -- 138 index cards -- until now has been locked in a bank vault in Montreux, Switzerland, where Nabokov died in 1977.
eXistenZ (1999) draws on Sartrean existentialism, blended with numerous stylistic features appropriated from Nabokov, especially a predilection for game-playing.
The identification shows Nabokov at his most playful and arbitrary.
Unlike Brodkey, Nabokov doesn't run the risk of being diminished.
Sullivan uses Nabokov inventively, quoting from his 1955 novel Lolita to demonstrate how the narrator's "refined" sensibility is transformed by a whole world of low-end culture that has become--for him--eroticized.
one by Davydov that uses the notion of "bispatiality" literally) resting upon a statement by Vera Nabokov, who had suggested the presence of "the other side" of things (potustoronnost) and its significance in Nabokov's way of thinking and writing (cf.
Kinbote mentions that Shade was always "very kind to the unsuccessful" and that the core of his ethics was the concept of "pity" Though Nabokov does not give specific examples, he uses Johnson's humanity to give weight to Shade's compassion.
Perhaps if the future existed, concretely and individually, as something that could be discerned by a better brain, the past would not be so seductive," writes Vladimir Nabokov.
Its protagonist, obsessed with Russian literary figures, spots Nabokov in Manhattan and follows him to a store--where the icon purchases a pair of shoes with yellow laces--and stalks him to his hotel, speculating about the meaning of the yellow laces.
I remember college English professors who, perhaps blindsided by fashionable trends in scholarship, deplored--or worse, ignored--modern Western novelists such as Vladimir Nabokov or Henry James (invoking the damning labels "misogynist" and "elitist").
Most of the authors in the first batch of 12 books (more will be published next fall) are very well known: Langston Hughes, Alice Munro, Sandra Cisneros, James Baldwin, Vladmir Nabokov, V.
Nabokov (1994) and the memoir Experience (2000) to his credit.
The poignancy and importance of a handful of middle-class Iranian women rebelling by reading Nabokov is eloquently described in Reading Lolita in Tehran.