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The Resource Vladimir Nabokov : poetry and the lyric voice, Paul D. Morris

Vladimir Nabokov : poetry and the lyric voice, Paul D. Morris

Label
Vladimir Nabokov : poetry and the lyric voice
Title
Vladimir Nabokov
Title remainder
poetry and the lyric voice
Statement of responsibility
Paul D. Morris
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
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Morris, Paul Duncan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PG3476.N3
LC item number
Z75 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
Summary expansion
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), the eminent Russian-American writer and intellectual, is best known for his novels, though he was also the author of plays, poems, and short stories. In this important new work, Paul D. Morris offers a comprehensive reading of Nabokov's Russian and English poetry, until now a neglected facet of his oeuvre. Morris' unique and insightful study re-evaluates Nabokov's poetry and demonstrates that poetry was in fact central to his identity as an author and was the source of his distinctive authorial - lyric - voice. After offering a critical overview of the multi-staged history of the reception of Nabokov's poetry and an extensive analysis of his poetic writing, Morris argues that Nabokov's poetry has largely been misinterpreted and its place in his oeuvre misunderstood. Through a detailed examination of the form and content of Nabokov's writings, Morris demonstrates that Nabokov's innovations in the realms of drama, the short story, and the novel were profoundly shaped by his lyric sensibility
Label
Vladimir Nabokov : poetry and the lyric voice, Paul D. Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction : locating Nabokov's poetry -- 2. Reading Nabokov's reception : Nabokov, poetry, and the critics -- The émigré reading of Nabokov's poetry -- Nabokov's English poetry and the critics -- Nabokov's Russian poetry and the academics -- Russian literature and the rediscovery of Nabokov's poetry -- 3. Nabokov's lyric voice : the poetry of this world and another -- A paradigmatic first poem : rereading 'The rain has flown' -- Poetic consciousness -- The metaphysical Nabokov and the otherworld -- Nabokov's poetry : five themes -- I. Cosmic synchronization -- II. Inspiration -- III. Love's poetry -- IV. The otherworld -- V. A poet of the world - the poetry of trifles -- Four poems -- i. 'The swift' -- ii. 'Fame' -- iii. 'Restoration' -- iv. 'The ballad of Longwood Glen' -- 4. Staged lyricism : the play of poetry and dream-logic in Nabokov's drama -- The waltz invention : the lyric consolation of fantasy -- 5. Nabokov and the short story : the lyric heights of a small alpine form -- Finding 'perfection' : Nabokov's lyricism and the short story -- 6. Lyricism and the novel : Nabokov's gift for prose -- The gift : a portrait of the novelist as a young poet -- 7. A novel snatched from the sun : Nabokov's Pale fire -- 'Pale fire' and the poet's pattern : novelistic text and poetic texture -- Conclusion : in place of an ending
Control code
434559384
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 447 pages
Isbn
9781442640207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)434559384
Label
Vladimir Nabokov : poetry and the lyric voice, Paul D. Morris
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction : locating Nabokov's poetry -- 2. Reading Nabokov's reception : Nabokov, poetry, and the critics -- The émigré reading of Nabokov's poetry -- Nabokov's English poetry and the critics -- Nabokov's Russian poetry and the academics -- Russian literature and the rediscovery of Nabokov's poetry -- 3. Nabokov's lyric voice : the poetry of this world and another -- A paradigmatic first poem : rereading 'The rain has flown' -- Poetic consciousness -- The metaphysical Nabokov and the otherworld -- Nabokov's poetry : five themes -- I. Cosmic synchronization -- II. Inspiration -- III. Love's poetry -- IV. The otherworld -- V. A poet of the world - the poetry of trifles -- Four poems -- i. 'The swift' -- ii. 'Fame' -- iii. 'Restoration' -- iv. 'The ballad of Longwood Glen' -- 4. Staged lyricism : the play of poetry and dream-logic in Nabokov's drama -- The waltz invention : the lyric consolation of fantasy -- 5. Nabokov and the short story : the lyric heights of a small alpine form -- Finding 'perfection' : Nabokov's lyricism and the short story -- 6. Lyricism and the novel : Nabokov's gift for prose -- The gift : a portrait of the novelist as a young poet -- 7. A novel snatched from the sun : Nabokov's Pale fire -- 'Pale fire' and the poet's pattern : novelistic text and poetic texture -- Conclusion : in place of an ending
Control code
434559384
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxv, 447 pages
Isbn
9781442640207
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)434559384

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