Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0000223, Sat, 2 Apr 1994 15:17:00 -0800

MLA lineup (fwd)
The Nabokov Society is sponsoring two programs at the 1994 Convention in
San Diego, CA 27-30 December. NABOKV-L subscribers will be advised of the
exact times and places as soon as the information is available.

Session I: Topic: "Regarding Aesthetic Bliss"
Presiding: John Lavagnino, Brandeis University

1. "Aesthetic Bliss" and *Lolita*'s Reception
John Lavagnino, Brandeis University

2. "Sitting with the small ghost of somebody I had just killed":
Humbert's Darkened Bliss
Zoran Kuzmanovich, Davidson College

3. A Robust but Pliant Philistine: John Ray as *Lolita*'s Ironic Muse
Brian D. Walter, Washington University


Session II: Topic "Varia"
Presiding: D. Barton Johnson

1. "The Monstrous Semblance of a Nabokov Novel: Hypertext and PALE FIRE"
James F. English, U. of Pennsylvania
2. "Nabokov ADA and Melville PIERRE"
Suellen Stringer-Hye, Texas A&M
3. "Blending Fiction and Fact: Nabokov's Painterly Definition of
Autobiographical Truth"
Jodi Kilcup, U. of Alaska, Anchorage
4. "That Butterfly in Nabokov's EYE"
D. BArton Johnson, U. of California at Santa Barbara