Welcome to The Nabokovian!

Welcome to the official site of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society (IVNS). You can access most of the site as you wish, but to add to or edit material wiki-style, as we would love you to do, you will have to register to the site by following the protocol spelled out below.

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New Feature: Classics from The Nabokovian

Introducing a new feature: read classic articles from the archives of the print version of The Nabokovian. Selected by the site's editors, articles will be featured free of charge and will vary quarterly. Full access to all of the print and electronic issues of The Nabokovian are available on this site to members of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society (IVNS). To join, please go here.

Our inaugural article is Gennady Barabtarlo's "See under Sebastian," The Nabokovian 1990.24: 24-28. Enjoy your reading!

 

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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.