NABOKV-L post 0011205, Sun, 13 Mar 2005 12:14:10 -0800

"Mademoiselle 'O'" & Paskhalnyi dozhd'
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.

NABOKOV STUDIES (Vol. 4, 1997)

Table of Contents
From the Editor vii

Contributors x


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"

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


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.
Review by Gerard de Vries 250

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

Index 258