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Nabokov's Shakespeare

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Description for Nabokov's Shakespeare Paperback. Explores the many ways in which Shakespeare, the greatest writer of the English language, influences Nabokov, arguably the finest modern English prose stylist. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 2AGR; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 139 x 14. Weight in Grams: 284.
Nabokov's Shakespeare is a comprehensive study of an important and interesting literary relationship. It explores the many and deep ways in which the works of Shakespeare, the greatest writer of the English language, penetrate the novels of Vladimir Nabokov, one of the finest English prose stylists of the twentieth century. As a Russian youth, Nabokov read all of Shakespeare, in English. He claimed a shared birthday with the Bard, and some of his most highly regarded novels (Lolita, Pale Fire and Ada) are infused with Shakespeare and Shakespeareanisms. Nabokov uses Shakespeare and Shakespeare's works in ... Read more

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About Professor Samuel Schuman
Samuel Schuman served as the Garrey Carruthers Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico, and Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Minnesota, Morris and the University of North Carolina, Asheville, USA. He is past President of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society and author of Vladimir Nabokov: A Reference Guide. He has published extensively on Nabokov as well ... Read more

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Shakespeare and Nabokov are literary giants in their respective cultural traditions. In his spectacular Nabokov's Shakespeare, Samuel Schuman presents a remarkable face-off and solves several of the remaining riddles about the writers' literary enigmas.
Yuri Leving, Professor of Russian Literature, Dalhousie University, Canada, and Editor of the Nabokov Online Journal. Samuel Schuman has provided a fine-grained analysis of Shakespearean ... Read more

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