Boyd, Brian. Review of Nabokov’s Otherworld by Vladimir Alexandrov. 1992

Author(s)
Bibliographic title
Review of Nabokov’s Otherworld by Vladimir Alexandrov
Periodical or collection
Modern Fiction Studies
Periodical issue
v. 38, no. 2
Page(s)
477-78
Publication year
Abstract

Criticizes Nabokov's Otherworld for making metaphysical explanations a first rather than a last resort, for introudcing Gnosticism, which was foreign to Nabokov, and for favoring the otherworldly so much that a suicide becomes a hero.