Nabokov s Eros and the Poetics of Desire

Nabokov was clearly intrigued not onlyby the storyhehad written but bythe scandal of such atotal absence of sexual desire ina character. He said that the “book doesn't end” because, I suggest, he failedto findan explanation for the ...

Nabokov s Eros and the Poetics of Desire

Nabokov gained international fame with Lolita, a highly erotic and morally disturbing novel. Through its comprehensive study of the amorous and sexual behaviors of Nabokov's characters this book shows how Eros, both as a clown or a pervert, contributes to the poetic excellence of his novels and accounts for the unfolding of the plots.

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Nabokov's Eros and the Poetics of Desire
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: M. Couturier
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Springer

Nabokov gained international fame with Lolita, a highly erotic and morally disturbing novel. Through its comprehensive study of the amorous and sexual behaviors of Nabokov's characters this book shows how Eros, both as a clown or a pervert, contributes to the poetic excellence of his novels and accounts for the
Nabokov's Eros and the Poetics of Desire
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: M. Couturier
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-03 - Publisher: Springer

Nabokov gained international fame with Lolita, a highly erotic and morally disturbing novel. Through its comprehensive study of the amorous and sexual behaviors of Nabokov's characters this book shows how Eros, both as a clown or a pervert, contributes to the poetic excellence of his novels and accounts for the
The Five Senses in Nabokov's Works
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: Marie Bouchet, Julie Loison-Charles, Isabelle Poulin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-19 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This collection of essays focuses on a subject largely neglected in Nabokovian criticism—the importance and significance of the five senses in Vladimir Nabokov’s work, poetics, politics and aesthetics. This text analyzes the crucial role of the author’s synesthesia and multilingualism in relation to the five senses, as well as the
Nabokov's Women
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Elena Rakhimova-Sommers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-15 - Publisher: Lexington Books

This volume studies the enigmatic but silent heroines Nabokov brings to the page. Chapter 4, "Nabokov's Mermaid: 'Spring in Fialta'" by Elena Rakhimova-Sommers, is not available in the ebook format due to digital rights restrictions. You can find the earlier version of the chapter in the journal Nabokov Studies.
Between Rhyme and Reason
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Stanislav Shvabrin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-28 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Using familiar and previously unknown materials, Stanislav Shvabrin has created an interpretative chronicle of Vladimir Nabokov's dialogic engagement with his peers in the field of literary translation, mapping his evolution as translator and translation theorist.