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"Mademoiselle 'O'" & Paskhalnyi dozhd'
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EDNOTE. Although "Mademoiselle 'O'" was written in French in 1936, it had a Russian semii-predecessor "Paskhalnyi dozhd'," a long lost 1925 story rediscovered by Svetlana Polsky. See below for her article comparing the two texts.
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NABOKOV STUDIES (Vol. 4, 1997)





Table of Contents
From the Editor vii



Contributors x



Articles



D. Barton Johnson 1
That Butterfly in Nabokov's Nabokov's _Eye_



Julian Connolly 15
Nabokov's Dialogue with Dostoevsky:
_Lolita_ and "The Gentle Creature"



Priscilla Meyer 37
_Despair_ and _The Real Life of Sebastian Knight_
as Doubles



Stephen H. Blackwell 61
Fated Freedoms:
Textual Form and Metaphysical Texture in Nabokov



Anna Brodsky 95
Homosexuality and the Aesthetic of Nabokov's _Dar_



Anat Ben-Amos 117
The Role of Literature in _The Gift_



Svetlana Polsky 151
Vladimir Nabokov's Short Story "Easter Rain"



Vladimir Mylnikov 163
The Nature of Textual Binarity: Nabokov's "Christmas"









Forum
Brian Boyd 173
Shade and Shape in _Pale Fire_



Amy Spungen 225
A Response to Sarah Herbold






Sarah Herbold 231
A Response to Amy Spungen









Reviews



Nassim Winnie Berdjis. Imagery in Vladimir Nabokov's Last Russian
Novel (Dar), Its English Translation (The Gift), and Other Prose
Works. (1995)
Review by Priscilla Meyer 237



Boris Nosik. Mir I Dar Nabokova. Pervaia Russkaia Biografiia
Pisatelia. (1995)
Review by Simon Karlinsky 239



_Lolita_. Read by Jeremy Irons. (1997)
Review by Zoran Kuzmanovich 243



Richard Corliss. _Lolita_ (1995)
Review by Zoran Kuzmanovich 247



Galya Diment. _Pniniad: Vladimir Nabokov and Marc Szeftel.
(1997
Review by Gerard de Vries 250



Svetlana Polsky. Smert' i bessmertie v russikh rasskazakh Vladimira Nabokova. (1997) Review by Paul Morris 253



Index 258