Books tagged: nabokov

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Of Wives and Zombies (a short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A Professor of Philosophy develops a dangerous idea that will change forever his attitudes towards his wife in a wicked and unexpected way.
Nabokov - Lolita in 1,000 Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
You’ve just made the first step to finding the perfect read for your weekend, vacation or coffee breaks. “Lolita” in 1,000 words is exactly what it suggests – a 1,000-word summary of “Lolita”. This download will give you a first-person view into the story of this e-book.
One Silken Thread: Poetry's Presence in Grief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Lee Scheingold’s rich, painful intellectual and personal journey—following the death of her husband—is described from viewpoints that have informed her life: psychoanalysis, clinical social work, Buddhism and family medicine. Yet it is poetry that is the connecting thread, beginning with the Russian poems which she studied in college. Turning to poetry allowed her to face her grief and a new life.
The Triumph of Artifice: Treasures of Twentieth-Century Narrative
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,980. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This critical study of developments of narrative art in the late 20th century climaxes in analyses of works by Nabokov, Pynchon, Barth, Bellow, and Lessing. Starting from thorough explications of Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!, Durrell's Alexandria Quartet, and the film Last Year at Marienbad by Resnais and Robbe-Grillet, it provides insights into the workings of dozens of other narrative artists.
Thirteen Coats
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Evgenii Belodubrovskii's Thirteen Coats is a recollection and meditation on Leningrad–St. Petersburg from his birth in 1941 on the eve of the German invasion to the present. Thus will the Russian confront Russia's twentieth century traumas––two world wars and the long civil war that endured from the October Revolution in 1918 until Stalin's death in1953–one narrative at a time.
Literature Help: Pale Fire
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 57 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 222. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Pale Fire” by Vladimir Nabokov was first published in 1962. It is a postmodern novel. In the opening of the novel there is a 999 line poem which is titled “Pale Fire” written by the fictional John Shade. There is a lengthy forward and long commentary by a neighbour and academic colleague of John Shade. The name of the colleague is Charles Kinbote.
Burrow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
“Burrow” (re-published book “The Jetsam”) is collected essays on history and literature which all are self-published in 2005-2009 on the Net (Author’s DeviantArt page, blog etc).