Some current essays

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Some current essays

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maig 17, 2009, 2:49pm

This, from an academic plug. Brian Boyd figures here so I pass it along.

Lara Delage-Toriel

"TRANSITIONAL NABOKOV is a collection of original essays on one of the most important writers of the twentieth century. Drawing variously on archive research, alternative readings of key texts, and fresh theoretical approaches, this book injects new impetus int
o Nabokov studies as it continues to evolve.

Contents

1 - Nabokov’s Fugitive Sense (Stephen H. Blackwell)
2 - Literature, Pattern, Lolita: Or Art, Literature, Science (Brian Boyd)
3 - Artistic Selection: Art and Science in Vladimir Nabokov (Leland de la
Durantaye)
4 - Thinking About Impossible Things in Nabokov (Susan Elizabeth Sweeney)
5 - Beyond Creativity — Translation as a Transitional Process: Ada in
French (Christine Raguet)
6 - “International Fraternity”: Nabokov, Chabon, and the Model
Transnational (Rachel
Trousdale)
7 - Secrets, Memories and Lives: Nabokov and Pamuk (Neil Cornwell)
8 - The French Nabokov (Maurice Couturier)
9 - Bodies in Translation: Deriving Meaning from Motion in Nabokov’s
Works (Lara Delage-Toriel)
10 - “By Nature I am no Dramatist”: Theatricality in Nabokov’s
Fiction of the 1930s and 1940s (Siggy Frank)
11 - “A Luminous Web”: Nabokov’s Magical Objects” (Emily Collins)
12 - Singing The Bells and The Covetous Knight: Nabokov and
Rachmaninoff’s Operatic Translations of Poe and Pushkin (Yuri Leving)
13 -The Kindness of Cruelty (Michael Wood)
14 - Nabokov’s Transition from Game towards Free Play, 1934-1947 (Thomas
Karshan)
15 - Tennis by the Book: Lolita and the Game of Modernist Fiction (Ronald
Bush)
16 – No Ghosts Walk (Zoran Kuzmanovich)

Edited by Will Norman and Duncan White

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