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From No. 8, Spring 1982 (Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter)
Professor Nabokov: A Review Essay by Stephen Jan Parker
[Steve Parker (1939-2016) was a student of Nabokov's at Cornell, and a Professor at the University of Kansas; he was the founder of the Vladimir Nabokov Society (as it was then called) in 1978, and of its newsletter long edited by him, which became The Nabokovian and eventually "TheNabokovian.org."]
One may presume that with the appearance of Lectures on Russian Literature (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich & Bruccoli Clark, New York, 1981), following Lectures on Literature (1980), the public has now been given what is expected to be the complete record of Vladimir Nabokov's classroom teachings. If this is the case, then the reader of the two volumes of Lectures will come away with incomplete knowledge of both the content and approach that Nabokov brought to his courses. [Read More]
Thu, 02/03/2022 - 07:47
From outgoing President of IVNS, Lara Delage-Toriel:
The Board of Directors of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society having submitted two candidates, Marie Bouchet and Matthew Roth, for the position of Vice President, and the members of the Society having now voted, it is Marie Bouchet who has become the Vice President of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society. She will serve as Siggy Frank's Vice President from 2022 to 2024 before becoming President from 2024 to 2026. The IVNS Board of Directors extends its heartfelt thanks to both candidates for agreeing to stand and for serving the Nabokov community.
Mon, 01/24/2022 - 10:01
Дорогие друзья, приглашаем вас на очередной Набоковский семинар 27 января в 20 часов. Тема семинара: «Возвращение Ланса: космический «ход коня» в последнем рассказе Набокова». Основной докладчик семинара - Ольга Воронина (Литературный фонд Владимира Набокова, США), участник семинара - Ольга Сконечная (Исследовательский центр EUR'ORBEM, Париж-Сорбонна, Франция).