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Synonyms for Nabokov

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

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The purported mystical qualities of Nabokov's fiction are echoed in the author's own self-consciously evasive and enigmatic public pronouncements.
Which is as if genes were painting in aquarelle?" Many other cultural personalities besides Nabokov have reported having a form of synaesthesia, including painter Wassily Kandinsky, inventor Nikola Tesla, and composer Franz Liszt.
He also co-edited Nabokov and the Question of Morality: Aesthetics, Metaphysics, and the Ethics of Fiction, published by Palgrave in 2016.
Nabokov posits two other roles for the writer: storyteller and enchanter.
The repressive reality of Nabokov's "Invitation to a Beheading"
The men became friends soon after Nabokov arrived in the U.S.
Um exemplo algo involuntario disso seria o de um recurso formal caro a Nabokov que funciona como uma bizarra solucao de compromisso entre integridade artistica e interesse pecuniario via propriedade intelectual: Boyd (1991: 221) nos informa que Nabokov, temendo represalias, planejava publicar Lolita com um pseudonimo, mas, tambem como forma de provar sua autoria, caso isso fosse vantajoso, inseriu no romance uma personagem com uma versao anagramatica de seu nome, Vivian Darkbloom.
There is no doubt that Nabokov's eventual reputation of a literary megastar contributed to a rise of critical interest in Nikolai Gogol in the English-speaking world, where Gogol was virtually unknown at the time when Nabokov's biography was published in 1942.
This will not only allow us to contextualize the content of the two poems that will be the object of our discussion, but will also shed light on the reasons why we believe that Nabokov makes use of the DIVIDED SELF metaphor in his poetry.
He wrote books on Cyril Tourneur (1977) and John Webster (1985), and he was a serious Shakespeare and Nabokov scholar his whole life, from Vladimir Nabokov: A Reference Guide (G.
The winner of this year's prize is Karen Jacobs's "Sebald's Apparitional Nabokov." The judge is Marianne Hirsch, William Peterfield Trent Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and Professor in the Institute for Research in Women, Gender, and Sexuality.
Martin Hagglund, Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf and Nabokov, Harvard University Press, 2012, pp.
If Dickens, in Sergei Eisenstein's assessment (Eisenstein 1949), was born for the movies, Vladimir Nabokov was literally born in the cinematic medium.
The web of sense; patterns of involution in selected works of Virginia Woolf and Vladimir Nabokov.