Vladimir Nabokov (Overlook Illustrated Lives)

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History seemed to pursue Vladimir Nabokov. In the Russian Revolution and the Second World War he lost his homeland, social position and family, and was even forced to abandon working in his native language. Despite the shadow of exile, Nabokov's work exudes a tremendous vivacity and joy. Even at its darkest it has an inventiveness and a richness of perception that has rarely been surpassed. The ph...

Series: Overlook Illustrated Lives (Book 5)
Hardcover: 146 pages
Publisher: The Overlook Press; 1 edition (January 2003)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1585672637
ISBN-13: 978-1585672639
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.6 x 7.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 814177
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu ebook

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Arrived promptly, was in great shape.This is a pretty good book to have on hand if you are doing a comprehensive study on Nabokov's work, as it lends understanding to his life....



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nd illustrations in this volume, many previously unpublished, range from early photographs of the Nabokovs' estates in Russia to hand-corrected manuscript pages, first edition book jackets, and examples of Nabokov's lifelong passion for butterflies. Acclaimed scholar Jane Grayson provides fresh insight into the celebrated author's life, making this volume a unique glimpse into the life of the modernist master.