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 materials from the archives of the print version of The Nabokovian. Selected by the site's editors, contents 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 second feature is Nabokov's poem "Shakespeare," translated by Dmitri Nabokov. Enjoy your reading!

 

News

IVNS Board Condemns Putin Regime's Invasion of Ukraine

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Fri, 03/04/2022 - 16:24

The Board of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society condemns the Putin regime’s invasion of Ukraine as an act of aggression against a sovereign state. We stand with the Ukrainian people during these dark times and reiterate our commitment to the close personal and professional links with all our Ukrainian and Russian fellow Nabokov scholars, colleagues and friends who oppose Putin’s war against Ukraine.

Prizes for Scholarly Writing on Nabokov 2022

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Thu, 02/24/2022 - 09:24

The International Vladimir Nabokov Society is currently seeking submissions for its 2022 Prizes, generously funded by the Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation, for excellence in undergraduate and graduate-level work, published articles, and books. Work can be self-nominated. Instructors are invited to nominate students. The deadline for nominations is April 30th, 2022. The list of prizes can be viewed here.

Founded in 1978, the IVNS exists to promote the study and appreciation of Nabokov's work and awards prizes each year for outstanding essays and books in the field of Nabokov Studies.