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Speak, Memory

Speak, Memory


Vladimir Nabokov

ISBN: 9780307787736
Year of publication: 2011

Vladimir Nabokov SPEAK, MEMORY An Autobiography Revisited To Vra Foreword THE present work is a systematically correlated assemblage of personal recollections ranging geographically from St. Petersburg to St. Nazaire, and covering thirty-seven years, from August 1903 to May 1940, with only a few sallies into later space-time. The essay that initiated the series corresponds to what is now Chapter Five. I wrote it in French, under the title of Mademoiselle O, thirty years ago in Paris, where Jean ...

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Mary

Mary


Vladimir Nabokov

ISBN: 0
Year of publication: 2007

Mary a novel by Vladimir Nabokov Translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny in collaboration with the Author To Vra Having recalled intrigues of former years, having recalled a former love. Pushkin Introduction The Russian title of the present novel, Mashenka, a secondary diminutive of Maria, defies rational transliteration the accent is on the first syllable with the a pronounced as in ask and a palatalized n as in mignon. In casting around for a suitable substitute Mariette, May I settled ...

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The Tragedy of Mister Morn

The Tragedy of Mister Morn


Vladimir Nabokov

ISBN: 9780307960801
Year of publication: 2013

Vladimir Nabokov THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN With an Introduction by Thomas Karshan Translated by Anastasia Tolstoy and Thomas Karshan Contents Introduction by Thomas Karshan THE TRAGEDY OF MISTER MORN Dramatis Personae Act 1 Scene I Scene II Act 2 Act 3 Scene I Scene II Act 4 Act 5 Scene I Scene II Further Reading A Note About the Author and the Translators Other Books by This Author Introduction The Tragedy of Mister Morn was Vladimir Nabokovs first major work, and the laboratory in which he ...

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Strong opinions

Strong opinions


Vladimir Nabokov

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Year of publication: 1990

STRONG OPINIONS. Nabokov VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL VINTAGE BOOKS A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. NEW YORK First Vintage International Edition, January 1990 Copyright 1973 by Article 3C Trust under the Will of Vladimir Nabokov All rights reserved under International and PanAmerican Copyright Conventions. Published in the United States by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. Originally published, in hardcover, by McGrawHill Book Company, New York, in 1973. This edition ...

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Transparent things

Transparent things


Vladimir Nabokov

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Year of publication: 0

Vladimir Nabokov Transparent things 1 Heres the person I want. Hullo, person Doesnt hear me. Perhaps if the future existed, concretely and individually, as something that could be discerned by a better brain, the past would not be so seductive: its demands would be balanced by those of the future. Persons might then straddle the middle stretch of the seesaw when considering this or that object. It might be fun. But the future has no such reality as the pictured past and the perceived present ...

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Lolita

Lolita


Vladimir Nabokov

ISBN: 0679410430
Year of publication: 1993

Vladimir Nabokov Lolita Foreword Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male, such were the two titles under which the writer of the present note received the strange pages it preambulates. Humbert Humbert, their author, had died in legal captivity, of coronary thrombosis, on November 16, 1952, a few days before his trial was scheduled to start. His lawyer, my good friend and relation, Clarence Choate Clark, Esq., now of he District of Columbia bar, in asking me to edit the manuscript, ...

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