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The Resource Vladimir Nabokov : the American years, Brian Boyd

Vladimir Nabokov : the American years, Brian Boyd

Label
Vladimir Nabokov : the American years
Title
Vladimir Nabokov
Title remainder
the American years
Statement of responsibility
Brian Boyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Nabokov's life continues with his arrival in the United States in 1940. He found that supporting himself and his family was not easy--until the astonishing success of Lolita catapulted him to world fame and financial security
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyd, Brian
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Nabokov, Vladimir V
  • Nabokov, Vladimir
  • Nabokov, Vladimir
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Nabokov, Vladimir
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Homes
  • Intellectual life
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
Label
Vladimir Nabokov : the American years, Brian Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Sections of this book have appeared elsewhere in slightly different form: chapter 5 (Shenandoah) and chapter 24 (Russian Literature Triquarterly"--T.p. verso
  • Author is a New Zealander
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [731]-758) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. America -- 1. Refuge: New York and Stanford, 1940-1941 -- 2. Visiting lecturer: Wellesley and Cambridge, 1941-1942 -- 3. Scientist, writer, teacher: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1943-1944 -- 4. Permanent impermanence: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1944-1946 -- 5. "Bend Sinister" -- 6. Teaching literature at last: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1946-1948 -- 7. Russian professor: Cornell, 1948-1950 -- 8. "Conclusive evidence/Speak, Memory" -- 9. Teaching European fiction: Cornell, 1950-1951 -- 10. Finding time for "Lolita": Cornell and Harvard, 1951-1953. -- 11. "Lolita" -- 12. "Lolita" into print, "Pnin" onto paper: Cornell, 1953-1955 -- 13. "Pnin" -- 14. "Lolita" sparks: Cornell, 1955-1957 -- 15. "Eugene Onegin" -- 16. "Lolita" explodes: Cornell and after, 1957-1959
  • pt. 2. Europe -- 17. Chased by fame: Europe, America, Europe, 1959-1961 -- 18 "Pale fire" -- 19. Mask and man: Montreux, 1961-1964 -- 20. "Ada" stirs: Montreux, 1964-1966 -- 21. Flying high: Montreux, 1966-1968 -- 22. "Ada" -- 23. Tidying up: Montreux, 1968-1972 -- 24. "Transparent things" -- 25. Reinventing a life: Montreux, 1972-1974 -- 26. "Look at the harlequins!" -- 27. Unanswered questions: Montreux, 1974-1977
Control code
ocn949885410
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 783 pages 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400884032
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
ill., facsims, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1btkdmq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)949885410
Label
Vladimir Nabokov : the American years, Brian Boyd
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Sections of this book have appeared elsewhere in slightly different form: chapter 5 (Shenandoah) and chapter 24 (Russian Literature Triquarterly"--T.p. verso
  • Author is a New Zealander
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [731]-758) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. America -- 1. Refuge: New York and Stanford, 1940-1941 -- 2. Visiting lecturer: Wellesley and Cambridge, 1941-1942 -- 3. Scientist, writer, teacher: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1943-1944 -- 4. Permanent impermanence: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1944-1946 -- 5. "Bend Sinister" -- 6. Teaching literature at last: Cambridge and Wellesley, 1946-1948 -- 7. Russian professor: Cornell, 1948-1950 -- 8. "Conclusive evidence/Speak, Memory" -- 9. Teaching European fiction: Cornell, 1950-1951 -- 10. Finding time for "Lolita": Cornell and Harvard, 1951-1953. -- 11. "Lolita" -- 12. "Lolita" into print, "Pnin" onto paper: Cornell, 1953-1955 -- 13. "Pnin" -- 14. "Lolita" sparks: Cornell, 1955-1957 -- 15. "Eugene Onegin" -- 16. "Lolita" explodes: Cornell and after, 1957-1959
  • pt. 2. Europe -- 17. Chased by fame: Europe, America, Europe, 1959-1961 -- 18 "Pale fire" -- 19. Mask and man: Montreux, 1961-1964 -- 20. "Ada" stirs: Montreux, 1964-1966 -- 21. Flying high: Montreux, 1966-1968 -- 22. "Ada" -- 23. Tidying up: Montreux, 1968-1972 -- 24. "Transparent things" -- 25. Reinventing a life: Montreux, 1972-1974 -- 26. "Look at the harlequins!" -- 27. Unanswered questions: Montreux, 1974-1977
Control code
ocn949885410
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 783 pages 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400884032
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
ill., facsims, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1btkdmq
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)949885410

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