NABOKV-L post 0011285, Sun, 27 Mar 2005 11:50:07 -0800

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New York Times Nabokov site.
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EDNOTE. Dating from 1997 but still a treat.
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http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/03/02/lifetimes/nabokov.html?

Life & Times: Vladimir Nabokov
Life & Times. Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) was one of the most imaginative
and accomplished writers of the century. Born in Russia ...




http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/03/02/lifetimes/nabokov.html?

Life & Times



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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) was one of the most imaginative and accomplished writers of the century. Born in Russia, he lived in the United States and Europe, studying butterflies and other fleeting, vivid facts of life.
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-- from The Times' Obituary of Nabokov, July 5, 1977
PLUS:


a.. A Talk With Mr. Nabokov (1951)
a.. Why Nabokov Detests Freud (1966)
a.. Nabokov on Nabokov and Things (1968)

a.. The Old Magician at Home (1971)

a.. Vladimir Nabokov, 72 Today, Writing a New Novel (1971)



-- From a review of Lolita, August 17, 1958


-- From a different review of Lolita, August 18, 1958
PLUS REVIEWS OF:


a.. Laughter in the Dark (1938)
a.. Bend Sinister (1947)
a.. Conclusive Evidence (1951)
a.. Pnin (1957)
a.. Pale Fire (1962)
a.. Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited (1967)
a.. Nabokov's Congeries (1968) , reviewed by Anthony Burgess
a.. Ada (1969)
a.. Ada, reviewed by Alfred Appel, Jr.
a.. Look at the Harlequins (1974)
a.. Lectures on Russian Literature (1981)
a.. Selected Letters (1989)
a.. The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov (1995), reviewed by John Updike
REVIEWS WRITTEN BY NABOKOV:


a.. The Silence of the Sea, by Hilaire Belloc (1941)
a.. Nausea, by Jean-Paul Sartre (1949)
a.. Audobon's Butterflies, Moths, and Other Studies, (1952)

April 5, 1964
Nabokov Reads at
The 92nd Street Y
(To listen to these readings, you'll need the free RealAudio player. Get RealAudio. Note: While RealAudio is playing, you can click on links and read articles. RealAudio will keep playing in the background.)


a.. You can listen to the full reading (1 hr.) or go right to the following sections:

a.. Introduction by Susan Sontag • 6 min.
a.. "The Ballad of Longwood Glen" • 6 min.
a.. From "Pale Fire", The Novel • 20 min.
a.. From "Pale Fire", The Poem • 13 min.
a.. "A Lecture on Russian Poetry" • 11 min.
a.. A Poem from "Lolita" • 4 min.


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a.. Is "Lolita" a Love Story?


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NABOKOV ON THE WEB:

a.. Zembla, a lode of 'Nabokovia'


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OTHER LIFE AND TIMES AUTHORS:

a.. Stephen King
a.. Don DeLillo
a.. Isaac Asimov
a.. John Updike