Selected Poems of Vladimir Nabokov

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Price
$30.00  $27.90
Publisher
Knopf Publishing Group
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Pages
240
Dimensions
7.35 X 9.44 X 1.05 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780307593351

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About the Author

VLADIMIR NABOKOV studied French and Russian literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, then lived in Berlin and Paris, writing prolifically in Russian under the pseudonym Sirin. In 1940, he left France for the United States, where he wrote some of his greatest works--Bend Sinister (1947), Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957), and Pale Fire (1962)--and translated his earlier Russian novels into English. He taught at Wellesley, Harvard, and Cornell. He died in Montreux, Switzerland, in 1977.

Thomas Karshan is the author of Vladimir Nabokov and the Art of Play and co- translator of Nabokov's The Tragedy of Mister Morn. Previously a research fellow at Christ Church, Oxford, and Queen Mary, University of London, he is now a lecturer in literature at the University of East Anglia. He lives in London and Norwich.