Vladimir Nabokov

  1. United States writer (born in Russia) (1899-1977)
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  • Vladimir Nabokov was totally consumed by two passions: literature and lepidoptery. Stephen J. Gertz: The Butterfly Art Of Vladimir Nabokov: A Love Story
  • When I walk through the sand dunes, I think of Vladimir Nabokov, the most famous amateur lepidopterist of the century. A FEW SHORT NOTES ON TROPICAL BUTTERFLIES
  • For the unwearying biographer of Vladimir Nabokov, gathering his subject's documentary remains meant a commute to Montreux, Switzerland, and to Cornell University, from his home in Auckland, New Zealand.
  • In his Lectures on Russian Literature Vladimir Nabokov maintains that "the third, and worst, degree of turpitude" in literary translation, after "obvious errors" and skipping over awkward passages, is reached when a masterpiece is planished and patted into such a shape, vilely beautified in such a fashion as to conform to the notions and prejudices of a given public. Tolstoy's Real Hero
  • Vladimir Nabokov looking out of his car holding a frankly primitive pencil.
  • Throughout the review Enright makes Vladimir Nabokov's works out to be meaningless, merely esthetic, and "tricksy," yet, at the same time, immoral. Nabokov
  • Addicted to Notecards: Vladimir Nabokov used 5- by 8-inch index cards to compose and order the scenes in his novels.
  • So make a note in your notebook. By the end of the novel, I would like you to know who this is. Vivian Darkbloom: if you take those letters, you can spell Vladimir Nabokov.
  • Vladimir Nabokov looking out of his car holding a frankly primitive pencil.
  • The first hardcover edition came out, what, six, seven years ago, the jacket featuring the title (The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov) in blockish paper-cut-out letters, lepidoptery-pinned to a pale blue background. Gods | Miette's Bedtime Story Podcast
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