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Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Набо́ков, ; 22 April 1899c – 2 July 1977) was a Russian American novelist. Nabokov's first nine novels were in Russian. He then rose to international prominence as a writer of English prose. He also made serious contributions as a lepidopterist and chess composer.

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Nabokov's Quartet
... Nabokov's Quartet is a collection of four of Vladimir Nabokov's short stories ... Lik" "The Vane Sisters" "The Visit to the Museum" The latter two were reprinted in 1968 in Nabokov's Congeries, and "Lik" and "The Vane Sisters" are included in ... All four stories were published again posthumously within The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov ...
20th Century In Literature - Interwar Period
... Lawrence (England) The Defence by Vladimir Nabokov (Russia, France) Wolf Solent by John Cowper Powys (England) The Good Companions by J ... Isherwood (England) Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov (Russia, France) Light In August by William Faulkner A Glastonbury Romance by John Cowper Powys Stamboul Train by ... Threepenny Novel by Bertoldt Brecht (Germany) Despair by Vladimir Nabokov It's a Battlefield by Graham Greene A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh 20,000 ...
The Stories Of Vladimir Nabokov
... The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov (in some British editions, The Collected Stories) is a posthumous collection of every known short story that Vladimir Nabokov ever wrote, with the exception of "The ... previously published in English are translated by the author's son, Dmitri Nabokov ...
Vladimir Nabokov - Works About Nabokov - Entomology
... Nabokov's blues The scientific odyssey of a literary genius ... Les Papillons de Nabokov ... A Guide to Nabokov's Butterflies and Moths ...
List Of People With Synesthesia - Synesthetes - Vladimir Nabokov
... Speak Memory (1966), the Russian writer Vladimir Nabokov tells us of his "fine case of colored hearing ... language the hardly pronounceable kzspygv" — From Vladimir Nabokov, p ... Nabokov's mother, Elena Ivanovna, was a synesthete, as was also his wife, Véra, and his son Dmitri Nabokov ...

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