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CFP Nabokov and the Five Senses

Submitted by Marie Bouchet on Thu, 06/21/2018 - 17:16

“Do the Senses Make Sense?”: The Five Senses in Nabokov’s Work

 

After the successful Biarritz conference on the topic, the French Vladimir Nabokov Society invites scholars for further contributions on the importance and significance of the Five Senses in Nabokov’s work, poetics and aesthetics, for the publication based on the conference.

2019 MLA Nabokov Session and Abstracts

Submitted by zoran_kuzmanovich on Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:04

MLA 2019 Convention (Chicago)  Session: Dreaming with Nabokov

 

Chair: Dr Thomas Karshan (University of East Anglia, President of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society)

1. Professor Jennifer Sears (New York City College of Technology): ‘Kissing Her Ellipses: Dreams and Narrative Texture in Nabokov’s “Ultima Thule”’

New version of Nabokov's Eugene Onegin translation

Submitted by Brian_Boyd on Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:36
For the wealthy Nabokov completist, or for those who can recommend books to their university's rare books collection, Arion Press, San Francisco, has published this month, June 2018, a limited fine edition of Nabokov's Eugene Onegin translation, in a form even better than he ideally envisaged: the Cyrillic text interleaved with the stress-marked transliteration of the Russian on the inner half of each page (transliteration and stress-marking prepared by Stanislav Shvabrin), and the translation on the outer.

Letters to Véra

Submitted by Brian_Boyd on Mon, 06/18/2018 - 05:14
As you may know, VN's letters to his wife, edited and translated by Olga Voronina and Brian Boyd, have appeared in multiple editions in English (Penguin Classics hardback, 2014, Knopf hardback, 2015, Penguin Classics paperback, 2016, and Vintage paperback, 2017) and in other languages (Chinese, French, German, Romanian, with Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Turkish under way), and also in our edition in the original Russian, as Pis'ma k Vere (KoLibri, 2017, notes translated by Alexandra Glebovskaya).

Nabokv-L archive coming soon!

Submitted by stephen_blackwell on Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:35

Dmitry Kirsanov is finishing up the Nabokv-L Archive's interface on this web site, with powerful searching and sorting tools.

Update: The complete archive, 27580 messages from 1993 up until Nov 2017, is now available on this site. You can browse by years, as well as by authors (by clicking on an author name in a message). All messages are also searchable by the site's search (top right on any page). All message attachments are preserved and linked at the bottom of the corresponding message pages.