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Author Vries, Gerard de.

Title Vladimir Nabokov and the art of painting / Gerard de Vries and D. Barton Johnson ; with an essay by Liana Ashenden
Published Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (223 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Nabokov and the two sister arts -- The 'mad pursuit' in Laughter in the dark -- The real life of Sebastian Knight : its colours and painting -- Pnin and the history of art -- Lolita and Aubrey Beardsley -- Pale fire zemblematically -- Leonardo and 'Spring in Fialta' / Gerad de Vries -- A shimmer of exact details : Ada's art gallery / D. Barton Johnson -- Ada and Bosch / Liana Ashenden -- Appendix I : Passages in Nabokov's novels, stories or autobiography referring or alluding to paintings -- Appendix II : Painters mentioned or obviously referred to in Nabokov's works
Summary A richly illustrated and comprehensive discussion of all the explicit pictorial references in Nabokov's oeuvre and their bearing on the major themes in his novels
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-206) and index
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Subject Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Painting in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Ashenden, Liana.
Johnson, Donald B. (Donald Barton), 1933-
LC no. 2006401948
ISBN 1280958170
1423785231 (electronic bk.)
9781423785231 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Nabokov and the art of painting