NABOKV-L post 0018884, Mon, 30 Nov 2009 23:10:53 -0500

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QUERY: Poshlost in TOoL
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Jansy writes:

[QUERY] Did Nabokov succeed, in "The Original of Laura," to extricate from
his writing the satirical instances he might have aimed at poshlost and
philistinism?

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Alexandrov, Vladimir (1991). Nabokov's Otherworld. Princeton University
Press. ISBN 0691068666.
Billington, James H. (1966). The Icon and the Axe: An Interpretive History
of Russian Culture. Alfred A. Knopf.
Boym, Svetlana (1994). Common Places: Mythologies of Everyday Life in
Russia. Harvard University Press. ISBN 0-674-14625-5.
Davydov, Sergej (1995). "Poshlost'". in V. Alexandrov (ed.). The Garland
Companion to Vladimir Nabokov. Routledge. pp. 628-632. ISBN 0-8153-0354-8.
Lindstrom, T. (1966). A Concise History of Russian Literature. Volume I:
From the Beginnings to Chekhov. New York: New York University Press.
Mirsky, D. S. (1927). A History of Russian Literature: From Its Beginnings
to 1900 (1999 edition ed.). Northwestern University Press. ISBN
0-8101-1679-0. Nabokov, Vladimir (1944). Nikolai Gogol. New Directions.
Quoted by Boym (1994), p. 301 n. 37.
Nabokov, Vladimir (1973). Strong Opinions. McGraw-Hill. p. 100. The
original interview, with Herbert Gold in the October 1967 issue of the Paris
Review, is available on line in pdf format, and an extract is available in a
Time article (Dec. 1, 1967) about the interview.

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