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Nabokov"s dozen

Vladimir Nabokov

Nabokov"s dozen

thirteen stories

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVladimir Nabokov.
The Physical Object
Pagination176p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17380470M
ISBN 100140014934

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Nabokov's Dozen : Thirteen Stories

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Once in a while a passage would resolve itself into a unit of meaning, and invariably that meaning was profoundly beautiful hence the three stars. Pro-Bolshevist, historically false. Doctor Zhivago. Verne, Jules. In Bend Sinister Krug comments on his perception of the word "loyalty" as being like a golden fork lying out in the sun.

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In he declared: "Democracy is humanity at its best In he was hospitalized with a fever doctors were unable to diagnose. One would like to have filmed him in the role of the King's Ghost.

He served through the —48 term as Wellesley's one-man Russian Department, offering courses in Russian language and literature. Magnificently poetical and original.

As Edward Jay Epstein described his experience in Nabokov's classes, Nabokov made it clear from the very first lectures that he had little interest in fraternizing with students, who would be known not by their name but by their seat number.

Book has a smoke smell. Nabokov's fiction is characterized by linguistic playfulness. After the October Revolution, the family was forced to flee the city for Crimeanot expecting to be away for very long.

Barbusse, Henri. A man of infinite talent. Nobody takes his utilitarian moralism seriously.Get this from a library! Nabokov's dozen: a collection of thirteen stories. [Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov] -- Each of these thirteen stories is a startling evocation of a single character or happening plucked from the special world of Nabokov's imagination: Czarist Russia, Central Europe between the two.

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Nabokov's Dozen is a collection of 13 short stories by the famed author, each one previously published in American magazines. The stories Conversation Piece, First Love, Signs and Symbols, and Lance originally appeared in The New Yorker.Jul 29,  · Roper’s book is a pdf effort to “borrow Nabokov back from the scholars”.

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