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Welcome to the official site of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society (IVNS). You can access most of the site as you wish, but to add to or edit material wiki-style, as we would love you to do, you will have to register to the site by following the protocol spelled out below.

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New Feature: Classics from The Nabokovian

Introducing a new feature: read classic articles from the archives of the print version of The Nabokovian. Selected by the site's editors, articles will be featured free of charge and will vary quarterly. Full access to all of the print and electronic issues of The Nabokovian are available on this site to members of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society (IVNS). To join, please go here.

Our inaugural article is Gennady Barabtarlo's "See under Sebastian," The Nabokovian 1990.24: 24-28. Enjoy your reading!

 

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Annotations to Nabokov's Lectures on Gogol by Kit Pribble

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 04/12/2021 - 07:31

The list of annotations to Nabokov's Lectures on Russian Literature keeps growing! Kit Pribble's interpretive essay on and annotations to Nabokov's lectures on Gogol have been added to the site's repository of annotations.

Kit Pribble is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Berkeley. She is currently working on her dissertation, titled "Sideshadows of Literary History: Alternative Forms and Aesthetic Thought in Late Russian Romanticism."

Ada: Notes to Part 2 Chapter 4

Submitted by Brian_Boyd on Mon, 03/15/2021 - 16:21

Dear all,

The Annotations and Forenote and Afternote to Ada Pt 2 Ch 4 (Van on dreams) are now available on this website here. The Annotations to Ada Pt 2 Ch 2 are now available, with their hyperlinked motifs and illustrations, on AdaOnline.

Once again I am grateful to Steve Blackwell for sharp-eyed copyediting and valuable suggestions. All additional corrections and suggestions welcome.

Enjoy!

Brian Boyd

Announcing Volume XIV (2020) of Nabokov Online Journal (NOJ) and Call for Nominations for Prizes

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 02/22/2021 - 04:44

From Yuri Leving, Editor of NOJ

The new issue of the journal will be launched on 15 March, 2021. A Table of Contents can be previewed here:
http://www.nabokovonline.com/current-volume1.html

We invite nominations for two awards: The NOJ Prize for the Best Scholarly Contribution in the Area of Nabokov Studies and for the Best Student Essay on Nabokov.