Welcome to The Nabokovian!

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!

 

News

Papers to be presented at MLA Convention 2021

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 04/06/2020 - 09:58

Lara Delage-Toriel, President of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society, is happy to announce the following Nabokov panel at next year's MLA Convention:

Panel Title: "Playing with/for Time: Nabokov's Persistent Images"

Eric Eklund (PhD candidate, Nottingham University), "Ever Moving Repose: All Space, All Time, and the Infinite Gaze of Sudarg’s Triptych"

George Mather (DPhil candidate, Oxford University),  "'Thematic Designs': Nabokov Persistent and Purposive"

Announcement from Yuri Leving, Editor of NOJ

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Fri, 03/27/2020 - 14:58

Dear NOJ friends, members of the Editorial Board and the authors of Vol. XIII:

I would like to thank you all for your wonderful cooperation and for making this issue of the Nabokov Online Journal possible - despite the unfolding crisis! In addition to launching the new issue, we've made our entire digital archive free. You are welcome to forward this link to peers and friends, and to all those who might find solace these days in reading VN or anything related to his legacy: http://www.nabokovonline.com/news.html

We are humbled and grateful to The Vladimir Nabokov Literary Foundation for their generous support.

CALL FOR PAPERS MLA CONVENTION 2021

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Tue, 03/03/2020 - 12:05

For its next session at the MLA Convention 2021 (7-10 January, Toronto), the IVNS welcomes proposals on the following theme:

Playing with/for Time: Nabokov's Persistent Images

Nabokov created persistent images (visual and other), which mark readers' minds not unlike the phenomenon of retinal persistence. How do such images survive, confer timelessness to his fiction, or anchor it in a specific temporality?

Please send a 250-word abstract to Lara Delage-Toriel (ldelage@unistra.fr) and a short bio by March 24th, 2020.