literary theory

Packman, David Barton. Structures of Desire: Vladimir Nabokov's "Lolita," "Pale Fire," and "Ada". 1979 Shakeeb_Arzoo Wed, 05/20/2020 - 01:09
Stanislav Shvabrin stephen_blackwell Fri, 11/08/2019 - 09:06

Stanislav Shvabrin has researched, published, and lectured on the history and culture of Russian diasporas, comparative verse theory, poetics and politics of national memory, and translation studies.

Alter, Robert Brian_Boyd Mon, 06/18/2018 - 01:50

Robert Alter (1935-  ), professor of Comparative Literature and Hebrew at University of California, Berkeley, is one of the most distinguished academic stylists and deep analysts of style to write about Nabokov, both in his own works and in relation to the traditions of self-conscious fiction. A friend and office-mate of Alfred Appel, Jr., in his early academic career, he responded to Appel's invitation to contribute to the 1970 Triquarterly Festschrift for VN's seventieth birthday.

Boyd, Brian Brian_Boyd Sun, 06/17/2018 - 06:25

Brian Boyd (1952- ), University Distinguished Professor, English and Drama, Auckland, New Zealand, has worked on Nabokov since the early 1970s, as an annotator, archivist, bibliographer, biographer, critic, editor, and translator, and on documentary and photographic projects.