Vladimir Nabokov

Boyd, Brian. Nabokov as Psychologist: Routes for Exploration. 2010

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Nabokov as Psychologist: Routes for Exploration
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Revising Nabokov Revising: Proceedings of the International Nabokov Conference
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Also translated into Japanese, as “Shinri Gakusha toshite no Nabokov—Kenkyu no Susumekata” (“Nabokov as Psychologist”). Trans. Gen-ichiro Itakura. In Tadashi Wakashima and Mitsuyoshi Numano, eds. Revising Nabokov Revising (Kakinaosu Nabokov, Yominaosu Nabokov). Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 2011, 214-34.

Collected as ch. 10, "The Psychological Work of Fictional Play," in Brian Boyd, Stalking Nabokov.

Nabokov's style as a revelation of his understanding of the psychology of characters and readers, in the light of cognitive science.