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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 third feature is "Colloquy on Browning's Door" from the 34th issue (1995) of The Nabokovian.  Enjoy your reading!



Announcing International VN Seminar of the Nabokov Readings program, May 22nd

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Tue, 05/18/2021 - 05:36

Dear members,

The International Vladimir Nabokov Seminar of the Nabokov Readings program (i.e. the colleagues organizing the annual international Nabokov conference in Saint-Petersburg) is organizing its second meeting next Saturday, on May 22, 2021 at 11.00am Paris time (5.00am ET) on Zoom (and in English).

"What Nabokov Foresaw": Russian Seminar in St. Petersburg, April 23

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Wed, 04/21/2021 - 05:59

Добрый день, уважаемые коллеги! 

Приглашаем вас к участию в первом заседании Набоковского семинара ИРЛИ РАН, которое пройдет 23 апреля в 19:00 по московскому времени. Тема: "Что предвидел Набоков".

Подробный анонс можно найти на уже известном вам сайте: http://nabokovreadings.ru/seminar1 

Ссылка на Зум: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85683545731

Annotations to Nabokov's Lectures on Gogol by Kit Pribble

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:31

The list of annotations to Nabokov's Lectures on Russian Literature keeps growing! Kit Pribble's interpretive essay on and annotations to Nabokov's lectures on Gogol have been added to the site's repository of annotations.

Kit Pribble is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently working on her dissertation, titled "Sideshadows of Literary History: Alternative Forms and Aesthetic Thought in Late Russian Romanticism."