- Book Title: Nabokov. Criticism ,Reminiscences, Translations and Tributes
- Author: Alfred Appel
- ISBN: B000Q2XFMW
- Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
- Year Published: 1971
- Our Normal Price: £27.50 GBP ($35.20 USD)
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- Description: Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1971: first British edition: hardcover in dust jacket: 371 pages: b/w photographic illustrations. . Synopsis: In celebration of Nabokov's seventieth birthday this collection of writings by prominent writers, scholars and critics provide a wide selection of criticism, reminiscences, translations and tributes to Nabokov, saluting his place in literature, Russian literary tradition and translation. Contents :- ONE : CRITISM :1) Simon Karlinsky- Nabokov and Chekhov: The lesser Russian tradition .2) Alfred Appell Jnr. – Back grounds of Lolita. 3) Roberts Alter – Invitation to a Beheading : Nabokov and the art of politics . 4) Stanley Edgar Hyman- The Handle : Invitation to a Beheading and Bend Sinister. 5) Dabney Stuart- Laughter in the Dark: Dimensions of parody . 6) Vladislav Khodasevich - On Sirin.7) P. M. Bitsilli- The revival of allegory . 8) George Steiner – Extraterritorial . 9) Barbara Heldt Monter- “Spring in Fialta” : The choice that mimics chance.10) Jeffrey Leonard – In place of lost time : Ada. 11) Nina Berberova- The mechanics of Pale Fire. 12) Alfred Appel Jr.- Ada described. 13) Peter Lubin – Kickshaws and motley. TWO: REMINISCENCES: 1) Lucie Leon Noel – Playback . 2) Nina Berberova- Nabokov in the thirties . 3) Morris Bishop – Nabokov at Cornell. 4) Ross Wetzsteon – Nabokov as teacher. 5) Julian Moynahan – Lolita and related memories. 6) Ellendea Proffer – Nabokov’s Russian readers. 7) Stanley Elkin – Three meetings. THREE: TRANSLATOR/ TRANSLATIONS 1) Irwin Weil- Odyssey of a translator. 2) Robert P. Hughes- Notes on the translation of “ Invitation To A Beheading”. 3) Carl R. Proffer – A new deck for Nabokov’s Knaves. 4) Salmon Karlinsky - Anya In Wonderland : Nabokov’s Russified Lewis Caroll . 5) W. B. Scott – The Cypress veil . FOUR : TRIBUTES – Saul Steinberg; R. M. Adams; Anthony Burgess ; Albert J Guerard; Herbert Gold ; Richard Howard ; John Updike; R. H. W Dillard; Hortense Calisher ; Jack Ludwig; J Barth ; Clarence Brown ; Charles Newman; David Wagoner; Richard Stern ; Andrew Field; Brock Brower ; Irwin Shaw; Jay Neugeboren ; Richard Gilman; George P. Elliot; Alfred Kazin ; W. B. Scott . Condition:laminated ex-library with stamps, numbers, and remnants of label :ends of spine bumped: overall very clean and good.
- Condition: Collectable- Acceptable
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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