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VLADIMIR NABOKOV - COLLECTED RUSSIAN LANGUAGE WORKS

THE EXCLUSIVE AUTHORIZED EDITION IN FIVE VOLUMES.

Compiled by Natalia Artemenko-Tolstaya.

SYMPOSIUM Publishing House, St.Petersburg, Russia.

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VOLUME 1 (Green*) Until 1926. 830 Pages.

The first volume opens with Dolinin's essay "Istinnaya zhizn'
pisatelya Sirina" and falls into the subdivisions below.

I. Stories: Divided into uncollected and those pre-1926 stories in
Vozvrashchenie Chorba.

II. Prose Translations: 1) Romain Rolland's Colas Breugnon [NIKOLKA
PERSIK]; 2) Lewis Carroll's ANYA V STRANE CHUDES [Alice in Wonderland].

III. Poetry: All of the poetry published in VN's collections plus
uncollected items and VN's poetry translations of Seamus O'Sullivan,
Ronsard, and Baudelaire.

IV. Plays (all, with the sole exception of "Tragediya gospodina Morna")

V. Essays & Reviews.

Notes by Maria Malikova.

Issued in April 1999.
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VOLUME 2 (Blue) 1926 - 1st half of 1930. 780 Pages.

Introduction essay "Istinnaya zhizn' pisatelya Sirina - Pervye romany" by
Alexander Dolinin.

I.Novels: MASHEN'KA. KOROL', DAMA, VALET. ZASCHITA LUZHINA.

II. Stories: 1926-1930 in Vozvraschenie Chorba; Uncollected stories:
Britva. Rozhdestvenskii Rasskaz.

III. Poetry: 1926-30 in Vozvraschenie Chorba; Uncollected poetry of the
same period (including two version of Rasstrel); Poetry translations
(including A.Tennison's In Memoriam).

IV. Play: Chelovek iz SSSR, Act 1.

V. Reviews (including reviews on 'The Exhibition of A. Nakhman-Acharia',
M.Stoian 'Kham', I.Odoevtseva 'Isolda', Pamiati U.Aikhenvalda)

Detailed notes by Maria Malikova (Mashenka, Play), Vera Polischuk (Korol',
Dama, Valet), Olga Skonechnaya (Zaschita Luzhina), Yuri Leving (Stories,
Poetry), Roman Timenchik (Reviews).

Newly described divergences of the different editions of the novels and,
especially, of the poetry.

Issued in October 1999.

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VOLUME 3 (Violet) 1930, July - 1934. 830 Pages.

Introduction essay by Alexander Dolinin.

I. Novels: SOGLIADATAI (Short novel). PODVIG. CAMERA OBSCURA. OTCHAYANIE.

II. Stories: Stories of Sogliadatai, of Vesna v Fialte.

III. Poetry: Poetry of 'Stikhotvorenia 1929-1951', Russian poetry of 'Poems
and Problems', Uncollected items; Poetry translations.

IV. Reviews and essays.

Detailed notes by Olga Skonechnaya (Sogliadatai, Otchayanie, Fialta
Stories), Grigori Utgof (Podvig), Alexander Yanovskii (Camera Obscura),Yuri
Leving (Sogliadatai Stories), Maria Malikova (Poetry), Roman Timenchik
(Reviews and essay).

Issued in January 2000.

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VOLUME 4 (Scarlet) 1935-1937. 780 Pages.

Introduction essay by Alexander Dolinin.

I. Novels: DAR. PRIGLASHENIE NA KAZN'.

II. Stories: Stories of Sogliadatai, of Vesna v Fialte.

III. Review and essay.

Detailed notes by Alexander Dolinin (Dar), Olga Skonechnaya (Priglashenie
na kazn'), Yuri Leving (Stories), Galina Glushanok (Essays).

Issued in July 2000.

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VOLUME 5 (Yellow/Gold) 1938-1977. Approx. 800 Pages.

Introduction by Alexander Dolinin.

I.SOLUS REX. ULTIMA THULE(Chapters of the Unfinished novel). VOLSHEBNIK
(Short novel).

II. DRUGIE BEREGA. (Autobiography).

III. Stories: Stories of Vesna v Fialte.

IV. Plays: Sobytie. Izobretenie Val'sa.

V. Poetry: Poetry of 'Stikhotvorenia 1929-1951', Russian items of 'Poems
and Problems', Uncollected poetry.

VI. Essays and Reviews.

Notes by Alexander Dolinin, Maria Malikova, Olga Skonechnaya, Roman
Timenchik.

Planned issue in fall 2000.

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* The colour of bookend of the volume marks its number instead of #.

This contents is the subject to slight change because of small Nabokov's
texts may continues be opened during the process of editing (there was two
ones yesterday). This is the final dividing of the volumes. The known items
which is not included in this Collection we hope, in future, to gather into
The Supplement. Publishers would be glad to answer on any your questions
about Collection by e-mail symposium@online.ru .