Discourse and Ideology in Nabokov's Prose (Routledge Harwood by David H. J. Larmour

By David H. J. Larmour

The prose writings of Vladimir Nabokov shape essentially the most interesting oeuvres of the 20 th century. His novels, which come with Despair, Lolita and Pale Fire, were celebrated for his or her stylistic artistry, their formal complexity, and their detailed therapy of issues of reminiscence, exile, loss, and desire.
This selection of essays deals readings of a number of novels in addition to discussions of Nabokov's alternate of perspectives approximately literature with Edmund Wilson, and his position within the Nineteen Sixties and modern renowned culture.
The quantity brings jointly a various team of Nabokovian readers, of greatly divergent scholarly backgrounds, pursuits, and methods. jointly they shift the point of interest from the manipulative video games of writer and textual content to the stressed and occasionally resistant reader, and recommend new methods of having fun with those forever interesting texts.

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