On the basis of a first reading of yet unpublished Nabokov’s story “Natasha” (1921) and its juxtaposition to other important Nabokov’s compositions of 1921, this paper will consider the question of the genesis of Nabokov’s “Main Theme” (hereafter) in its interconnections with his original poetics.
On Germination of Nabokov’s "Main Theme": In his Story "Natasha"
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