The Nabokovian: Notes and Brief Commentaries

The Nabokovian: Notes and Brief Commentaries (series continues from The Nabokovian's print edition)

Edited by Eric Naiman. Peer-reviewed.

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Call for Papers for The Nabokovian: Notes and Brief Commentaries

You are invited to submit a NOTE to The Nabokovian. The deadline for submissions to the NOTES section for this (unusual) spring is May 1. 

The NOTES for The Nabokovian will be published June 1st this spring 2020; the deadline for submission is May 1. Submissions should be sent to Eric Naiman at Please send attachments in .docx format. All contributors must be current members of the Nabokov Society. The note may not have been previously published or posted elsewhere. If accepted for publication, we may make editorial alterations. References to Nabokov's English or Englished works should be given either to the first American (or British) edition or to the Vintage collected series. All Russian quotations must be translated. Before making a submission, please check a past issue to see what qualifies as a NOTE, rather than an article, and observe the style used in Notes 75 (footnotes should be incorporated within the text, American punctuation used, signature and place put at the end, and so on). Submissions that don’t observe the format will be returned for rewriting.

Current Issue of Notes and Brief Commentaries

Previous Issues:

No. 75 (Spring 2018)

No. 76 (Fall 2018)

No. 77 (Spring 2019)

No. 78 (Fall 2019)

No. 79 (Spring 2020)