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

Nabokov Readings '20: Interview with Brian Boyd, July 3

Submitted by Stanislav_Shvabrin on Sat, 06/27/2020 - 17:14

This year's Nabokov Readings in St. Petersburg, Russia, will feature an open online interview with Brian Boyd. To submit a question for an online event scheduled to take place on July 3, please follow this link. The Russian GoogleDocs form linked here prompts you to enter a valid email address and type in your question (note: the separate blank field for questions is mislabeled "your answer" at the time of this post's publication).

Claude Nabokoff (In Memoriam)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 06/15/2020 - 06:40

The French Vladimir Nabokov Society – Les Chercheurs Enchantés – regrets to inform you that Claude Nabokoff passed away on April 22, 2020. Ever since we met her in 2013 when we organized the symposium Nabokov and France, Claude had taken part in all our events with her husband Ivan; we visited together Biarritz and Uncle Ruka’s castle in 2016. She was ever so warm and caring; she enjoyed meeting Nabokov enthusiasts and sharing with them her memories of the moments she had spent with the writer, especially in Paris when Lolita was translated into French.

Announcement: Editorial Change (with Gratitude to Priscilla and Welcome to Eric)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Sat, 05/30/2020 - 14:27

After nineteen years of serving as Editor of The Nabokovian's feature "Notes and Brief Commentaries,” Priscilla Meyer has decided to step down. On behalf of us all, I would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Priscilla for her tireless work on the journal these many, very many years.