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New Feature: Classics from The Nabokovian

Introducing a new feature: read classic materials from the archives of the print version of The Nabokovian. Selected by the site's editors, contents 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 third feature is "Colloquy on Browning's Door" from the 34th issue (1995) of The Nabokovian.  Enjoy your reading!



Seminar on Nabokov's "Lance" with Olga Voronina, January 27

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Mon, 01/24/2022 - 10:01

Дорогие друзья, приглашаем вас на очередной Набоковский семинар 27 января в 20 часов.  Тема семинара:   «Возвращение Ланса: космический «ход коня» в последнем рассказе Набокова».   Основной докладчик семинара - Ольга Воронина (Литературный фонд Владимира Набокова, США), участник семинара -  Ольга Сконечная (Исследовательский центр EUR'ORBEM, Париж-Сорбонна, Франция). 

Nabokov Panels at MLA (Online, January 8 and 9)

Submitted by dana_dragunoiu on Wed, 01/05/2022 - 06:30

Dear All:

Happy New Year! I write to remind you all of our two Nabokov panels at the upcoming MLA convention. Due to the pandemic, both panels will now be online (details below, time is EST). If you’re registered for the MLA, do come and join us!

All best,


518V Border Crossings in Nabokov’s Work 
Siggy Frank, U of Nottingham

Saturday, 8 January 2022, 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM