This is often real encyclopedia on Vladimir Nabokov's works. First released in 1995.

Show description

Preview of The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) PDF

Best Literature books

The Roman Tales (Library of Lost Books)

A latest choice of tales by way of one among France’s best writers. respected via key literary figures together with as Balzac and Mérimée, Stendhal is healthier recognized for his novels, yet his shorter works have been simply as strong. during this fresh translation, Susan Ashe brings his maximum Italian tales to the fashionable reader, when staying real to Stendhal’s sort and brilliance.

Natural Flights of the Human Mind: A Novel

Peter Straker lives in a switched over lighthouse at the Devon coast with a very good view of the ocean, cats, and no buddies. that is simply the way in which he likes it. He speaks to not anyone other than in his desires, the place he converses with the various seventy-eight humans he believes he killed approximately a quarter-century past -- notwithstanding he cannot particularly take into account the way it occurred.

The Birth House: A Novel (P.S.)

An arresting portrait of the struggles that ladies confronted for keep an eye on in their personal our bodies, The beginning home is the tale of Dora Rare—the first daughter in 5 generations of Rares. As apprentice to the outspoken Acadian midwife leave out Babineau, Dora learns to aid the ladies of an remoted Nova Scotian village via infertility, tough labors, breech births, undesirable pregnancies, and unfulfilling intercourse lives.

The 13th Apostle

3 SOULS. THOUSAND YEARS. ONE fact. a global conspiracy mystery for the thousands of fanatics of The Da Vinci Code who have been left thirsting for extra. .. only one guy can crack the code to the most important secret the realm has ever known-if he survives. .. 36AD: Micah - Jesus' good friend, relied on confidant, and the thirteenth Apostle - inscribes a message, upon which mankind's destiny may at some point be made up our minds.

Extra resources for The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities)

Show sample text content

Invitation to a Beheading released in Sovremennye zapiski. past due summer time. Writes brief autobiographical piece in English. December 29. Finishes translation of melancholy. 1936 January. Having to organize at brief detect whatever for French-speaking viewers, writes “Mademoiselle O,” memoir of his French governess. January-February. studying travel ofBrussels, Antwerp, and Paris. either Russian and French readings hugely profitable. February. Otchaianie released (trans. melancholy, 1936, rev. 1966). spring?. Composes verse for The reward. April. Writes significant tale “Spring in Fialta. ” could. After Véra, as a Jew, loses final task, VN learns that one of many assassins of his father has been appointed second-in-command to Hitler’s head of Russian émigré affairs, and instantly starts trying to find activity educating Russian literature in US. past due spring-summer?. Writes a couple of chapters (all misplaced) of autobiography in English. August. starts bankruptcy 1 of The present. September—November. Seeks activity anyplace in English-speaking international. 1937 January 18. Leaves Germany for final time for examining journey and to hunt activity in France or England. February. In Paris, four-month affair with Irina Guadanini starts. tormented by guilt, develops serious psoriasis, close to suicide. overdue February. Readings in London, stopover at to Cambridge. April. melancholy released in England, first e-book he has written in English. bankruptcy 1 of The reward released in Sovremennye zapiski, notwithstanding last chapters incomplete. Véra and Dmitri depart Berlin for Prague, the place VN joins them in may possibly. June. In Marienbad, writes significant tale “Cloud, fort, Lake. ” July. circulation to Cannes. Tells Véra of affair. After arguments, uneasy peace. August. Sovremennye zapiski editors refuse to print Chernyshevsky bankruptcy of The present September. Irina Guadanini visits VN in Cannes; he asks her to depart. Bobbs-Merrill deals $600 improve for digital camera Obscura. Retranslates, rewrites, and retitles as Laughter at the hours of darkness. mid-October. circulation to Menton, to eleven rue Partonneaux. Works on bankruptcy three of The present. xl CHRONOLOGY OF NABOKOV’S existence AND WORKS November-December. Writes three-act play the development for brand new Russian Theater in Paris. 1938 January. Completes The reward. March. the development premiered in Paris. April. Laughter at nighttime released (first e-book in US). May-June. Writes significant tale “Tyrants Destroyed. ” July. strikes to Moulinet, in hills in the back of Menton, captures his first new subspecies of butterfly. August. movement to Cap d’Antibes. September. Writes play The Waltz Invention. tale assortment the attention released. October. circulation to Paris, eight rue de Saigon. Writes significant tale “The stopover at to the Museum. ” ultimate instalment of The present in Sovremennye zapiski. November. Writes significant tale “Lik. ” Priglashenie na kazn ’published in e-book shape (trans. Invitation to a Beheading, 1959). December. Writing first English novel, the true lifetime of Sebastian Knight. 1939 January. Completes the true lifetime of Sebastian Knight. February. Dinner with James Joyce at their mutual friends’, the Léons. April. Financially determined with no paintings allow in France, travels to England back in a useless look for literary or educational paintings.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.78 of 5 – based on 29 votes