Priscilla Meyer

Priscilla Meyer (1942- ) is Professor Emerita of Russian at Wesleyan University. Her books include Find What the Sailor Has Hidden: Vladimir Nabokov‘s “Pale Fire” (1988; Russian edition 2007); Dostoevsky and Gogol: Prose and Criticism, (1979, 1984); Andrey Bitov, Life in Windy Weather (1986); Essays on Nikolai Gogol: Logos and the Russian Word, ed. with Susanne Fusso (1992, 1994); Nabokov’s World, 2 vols., ed. with Jane Grayson and Arnold McMillin (2001); The French and Russian Novel: Lermontov, Dostoevsky, Gogol (2008; Russian edition 2011, received the ASEEES award for the best book of 2008 in literary and cultural studies), Nabokov and Indeterminacy: The Case of The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (2018). She has edited the "Notes and Brief Commentaries" section of The Nabokovian since 2001, and has twice served as vice president and president of the Vladimir Nabokov Society.