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Interview-Maurice Couturier-Tome III-Pléiade

À l’occasion de la sortie du tome III des œuvres romanesques de Vladimir Nabokov dans la Pléiade, incluant Pnine – Feu pâle – Ada ou L’Ardeur – La transparence des choses – Regarde, regarde les arlequins! – L’original de Laura, la Société française Vladimir Nabokov a interviewé le directeur du volume, Maurice Couturier.     Entretien avec Maurice Couturier Le volume commence par une retraduction de […]


Œuvres romanesques complètes-Tome III

Tome III – Pnine – Feu pâle – Ada ou L’Ardeur – La transparence des choses – Regarde, regarde les arlequins! – L’original de Laura. Édition publiée sous la direction de Maurice Couturier. Textes traduits de l’anglais, présentés et annotés par René Alladaye, Jean-Bernard Blandenier, Marie Bouchet, Brian Boyd, Gilles Chahine, Yannicke Chupin, Maurice-Edgar Coindreau, […]


Michele Russo-A Plurilingual Analysis of Four Russian-American Autobiographies-Cournos, Nabokov, Berberova, Shteyngart

Michele Russo. A Plurilingual Analysis of Four Russian-American Autobiographies. Göttingen: V & R unipress, 2020, pp. 138. Focusing on the connection between emigration and bilingualism/trilingualism, this volume analyzes the cultural and linguistic passage of four American writers with Russian origins: Cournos (1881-1966), Nabokov (1899-1977), Berberova (1901-1993), Shteyngart (*1972). Such passage from the source language, Russian, to the […]


Marie Bouchet, Julie Loison-Charles et Isabelle Poulin (eds.)-The Five Senses in Nabokov’s Works

The Five Senses in Nabokov’s Works, eds. Marie Bouchet, Julie Loison-Charles et Isabelle Poulin (Palgrave McMillan, 2020). Vous trouverez la table des matières ci-après/Please find the table of contents below/С оглавлением сборника (на английском языке) можно ознакомиться ниже. Ce volume collectif s’intéresse à une question largement négligée dans les études nabokoviennes : l’importance et les enjeux […]


Irena Księżopolska, Mikołaj Wiśniewski (Eds.)-Vladimir Nabokov and the Fictions of Memory

Irena Księżopolska, Mikołaj Wiśniewski/Ирена Ксензопольская, Миколай Висневский (Eds.), Vladimir Nabokov and the Fictions of Memory,  SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, 2019: – Irena Księżopolska, Mikołaj Wiśniewski/Ирена Ксензопольская, Миколай Висневский, « Introduction », p. 7. – Leona Toker/Леона Токер, « Nabokov’s Factography », p. 21. – Stephen Blackwell/Стивен Блакуэлл, « Nabokov’s Cryptic Triptych: Grief and […]


Vladimir Nabokov-Владимир Набоков-Think, Write, Speak

Vladimir Nabokov/Владимир Набоков, Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews and Letters to the Editor, edited by Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy, Knopf, 2019. A rich compilation of the previously uncollected Russian and English prose and interviews of one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers, edited by Nabokov experts Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy. https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/248288/think-write-speak-by-vladimir-nabokov-edited-by-brian-boyd-and-anastasia-tolstoy/


Elsa Court-The American Roadside in Émigré Literature, Film, and Photography 1955–1985

The American Roadside in Émigré Literature, Film, and Photography: 1955–1985 (Palgrave Macmillan, Studies in Mobilities, Literature, and Culture, 202) traces the origin of a postmodern iconography of mobile consumption equating roadside America with an authentic experience of the United States through the postwar road narrative, a narrative which, Elsa Court argues, has been shaped by […]


Brian Boyd

Brian Boyd is a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of English at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, and one of the leading international specialists of Nabokov, notably known for his authoritative 2-volume critical biography of the author, which he wrote after Véra Nabokov asked him to organize the Nabokov archive. He wrote two […]

David M. Bethea and Siggy Frank (Eds), Vladimir Nabokov in Context, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

« Vladimir Nabokov, bilingual writer of dazzling masterpieces, is a phenomenon that both resists and requires contextualization. This book challenges the myth of Nabokov as a sole genius who worked in isolation from his surroundings, as it seeks to anchor his work firmly within the historical, cultural, intellectual and political contexts of the turbulent twentieth century. […]