Nabokov's 'Angels' poetry sequence

Submitted by anoushka_alexa… on Fri, 10/22/2021 - 04:49

Hello, I was wondering if anyone had access to, or could let me know where to find, Nabokov's 'Angels' poetry sequence (a set of 9 poems written in 1918 (?). I can't easily find a reference to them anywhere (including Boyd's the Russian Years) so would appreciate any guidance. I worry they are tucked away in an archive somewhere!  I am looking at Nabokov's use of biblical language (and specifically the Wandering Jew) as influenced by Symbolists such as Maximilian Voloshin. 

Thanks :)

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Hello, Anoushka. Ten poems of the cycle Angely (included in VN's collection Gorniy put', 1923) are available here:


If the above link does not work, try this one:




Dear Alexey - thank you so much! I always forget that website exists... much appreciated