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Claude Nabokoff (In Memoriam)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 06/15/2020 - 06:40

The French Vladimir Nabokov Society – Les Chercheurs Enchantés – regrets to inform you that Claude Nabokoff passed away on April 22, 2020. Ever since we met her in 2013 when we organized the symposium Nabokov and France, Claude had taken part in all our events with her husband Ivan; we visited together Biarritz and Uncle Ruka’s castle in 2016. She was ever so warm and caring; she enjoyed meeting Nabokov enthusiasts and sharing with them her memories of the moments she had spent with the writer, especially in Paris when Lolita was translated into French.

Announcement: Editorial Change (with Gratitude to Priscilla and Welcome to Eric)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 05/30/2020 - 14:27

After nineteen years of serving as Editor of The Nabokovian's feature "Notes and Brief Commentaries,” Priscilla Meyer has decided to step down. On behalf of us all, I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Priscilla for her tireless work on the journal these many, very many years.

Bibliography update and new Editor

Submitted by Brian_Boyd on Sat, 05/23/2020 - 18:10

Shakeeb Arzoo in Kolkata, India, has done a selfless and heroic job of checking, regularizing and adding links and information to all the material in the existing secondary Nabokov bibliography. This had had many glitches from its original compilation and as a consequence of the complex job (undertaken by Dmitry and Alina Kirsanov) of transferring it from one computer system to a very different one. As a result of Shakeeb’s energetic, comprehensive, thorough and careful work we have appointed him Editor of the Secondary Bibliography.


Ada Annotations 45: Part 2 Chapter 2

Submitted by Brian_Boyd on Thu, 05/21/2020 - 23:16

Dear Nabokovians,

            The next issue of my Ada Annotations, to Part 2 Chapter 2, is now available here (to logged-in IVNS members; you may become one here).

Part 1 Chapters 42 and 43 are now available hyperlinked and illustrated on AdaOnline. All of the annotations and essays relating to Part One, therefore, are now accessible online, another milestone on this long road.

            Thanks to Bronwen Nicholson and Stephen Blackwell for editorial help and Dmitry and Alina Kirsanov for technical assistance.

New issue of The Nabokovian published

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 05/09/2020 - 06:45

On behalf of Priscilla Meyer, editor of The Nabokovian (Notes and Brief Commentaries), it is my pleasure to announce the publication of the Spring 2020 issue. Enjoy!

Access to The Nabokovian is restricted to members of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society. If you have not paid yet your membership dues for 2020, this is the time to renew your memberships. Thank you!