Vladimir Nabokov

Solnechnyi Son ("The Sun Dream")

By Andrei Babikov, 16 January, 2020

From the almanac publicationNabokov's most significant and major work before The Tragedy of Mr. Morn, the 850-line poem/fairy tale "Solnechnyi Son. Skazka" (February 1923) was recently published for the first time in the second issue of the historical and cultural illustrated almanac Connaisseur (Prague, Ed. by Ivan Tolstoi), 2019, p. 362-379. Publication, transcript of the manuscript, notes and afterword by Andrei Babikov.