The Nabokovian: Notes and Brief Commentaries

The Nabokovian: Notes and Brief Commentaries (series continues from The Nabokovian's print edition)

Edited by Eric Naiman. Peer-reviewed.

This material is available only to International Vladimir Nabokov Society members. To join the IVNS, go to Membership tab.

Call for Papers for The Nabokovian: Notes and Brief Commentaries

Annotations should not exceed 3000 words, although in exceptional cases they may stretch to 4000 words.  All foreign-language  quotations should be translated into English, with the original language also retained if helpful to an appreciation of the point being made.  

The next edition of The Nabokovian's Notes and Brief Commentaries will be published on February 1, 2021. The Deadline for Submission is December 10, 2020.  Please send all submissions to me at naiman@berkeley.edu.  

We encourage scholars at all levels of their careers to contribute to the site.

Please note that your contribution may not have been previously published or posted elsewhere.  We may make editorial alterations to submissions or ask for revisions before publication.  References to Nabokov's English or Englished works should be given either to the first American (or British) edition or to the Vintage collected series.  Before submitting your note, please check the most recent edition of the notes and bring your submission into conformity with the formatting and style.

Revisionist perspectives rarely applied to Nabokov's work are particularly encouraged.

Current Issue of Notes and Brief Commentaries

Previous Issues:

No. 75 (Spring 2018)

No. 76 (Fall 2018)

No. 77 (Spring 2019)

No. 78 (Fall 2019)

No. 79 (Spring 2020)