Vladimir Nabokov

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NABOKOV STUDIES (#4;1997) (fwd)
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EDITOR's NOTE. NABOKOV STUDIES, a publication of the International
Vladimir Nabokov Society, is essential for all Nabokov specialists. I urge
that you subscribe and, even more importantly, that you request your
college or university library to do so.

One highlight of the new issue is a section from Brian Boyd's forthcoming
book on the PALE FIRE narrator question. The article "Shape and Shade in
PALE FIRE" is available at
http: //www.libraries.psu.edu/iasweb/nabokov/nsintro.htm

D. Barton Johnson, Editor NABOKV-L



Zoran Kuzmanovich (ZOKUZMANOVIC@DAVIDSON.EDU), Editor of the
annual journal NABOKOV STUDIES, announces that the new issue (approx.
300pp) will be available for shipping on 4 Sept 1998. Please send your
orders to:

Zoran Kuzmanovich, Editor
NABOKOV STUDIES <nabokov@davidson.edu>
English Department
Davidson College
Davidson North Carolina 28036

Please make out checks in U.S. funds, drawn on a U.S. bank (or a
bank with U.S. representation), for $25.50 for the new issue. A three year
subscription for the 1996, 1997, 1998 issues is available for $72.00.
Foreign subscriptions, add $4 per year. Institutional rate: $35.50 per
volume. As well as your personal orders, please ask your university
libraries to subscribe. Checks for vol. III should be made out to NABOKOV
STUDIES. Please indicate the volume number on your check.
Back issues of NABOKOV STUDIES #1 (1994) and #2 (1995) are
available from either Zoran Kuzmanovich at the above address (checks
payable to Zoran Kuzmanovich), or from Stephen Parker, Secretary/Treasurer
of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society, c/o Dept. of Slavic
Languages & Literatures, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045.
Vol. I (1994) is $21 [233pp]; vol. II (1995) -- $28 [308pp.]. Checks to
Stephen Parker should be payable to the International Vladimir Nabokov
Society. Orders for volume I (only) are also available from D. Barton
Johnson, Dept. of Germanic, Slavic & Semitic Studies, Phelps Hall, Univ.
of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106.Checks payable to D. Barton Johnson.

Sample articles from volumes I & II are available on the
Nabokov WWW-site. http://www.libraries.psu.edu/iasweb/nabokov/nsintro.htm

>From Vol. I: Leona Toker, "Liberal Ironists and the 'Gaudily Painted
Savage': On Richard Rorty's Reading of Vladimir Nabokov"

>From Vol. II: Brian Boyd, "'Even Homais Nods': Nabokov's Fallibility or
How to Revise LOLITA"

>From Vol. III: Thomas Seifrid, "Nabokov's Poetics of Vision or What _Anna
Karenina_ is Doing in _Kamera obskura_ (Laughter in the Dark).

>From Vol. IV: Brian Boyd, "Shade and Shape in PALE FIRE"

The Table of Contents for the new issue follows.(NABOKV-L will
re-run the Table of Contents for Vols. I, II , and III in a separate
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