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Tuesday, 7 August 2012

"A Conjuror's smile: Vladimir Nabokov in The Real Life of Sebastian Knight"

An excellent analysis by Irina Marchesini, making me love the novel even more.
http://www.imageandnarrative.be/inarchive/l_auteur_et_son_imaginaire/Marchesini.htm


Edited: 
I attach here another essay that is also very good: 
http://www.libraries.psu.edu/nabokov/begnal.htm

1 comment:

  1. https://listserv.ucsb.edu/lsv-cgi-bin/wa?A3=ind0607&L=NABOKV-L&E=quoted-printable&P=1672573&B=------%3D_NextPart_001_0002_01C6B420.98C888B0&T=text%2Fhtml;%20charset=Windows-1252
    1 more essay.
    Very, very long, I must say.
    Discussing the mask, "who is speaking of Sebastian Knight?", Goodman and the Goodmans in real life, letter V, letter S, number 5, the colour pink, bird, Sergey, etc.

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