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Nabokov and the Art of Painting free pdf Vladimir Nabokov, who originally trained to become a painter, was one of the greatest novelists of the previous century. In "Nabokov and the Art of Painting", the authors demonstrate how the visual is interwoven with his narratives, from Pnin to Ada. His novels, which refer to over a hundred paintings, show a brilliance of colours, and light and dark are in a permanent dialogue with each other, giving extra depth to the great themes of love and loss. Separate chapters are devoted to Leonardo da Vinci and Hieronymus Bosch, for whom Nabokov had a special appreciation.

About Gerard de Vries

Gerard de Vries is the leading Dutch Nabokov specialist. His writings on Nabokov have appeared in Russian Literature Triquaterly, Nabokov Studies, Revue de Litterature Comparee and The Nabokovian. D.Barton Johnson is Emeritus Professor of Russian, University of California at Santa Barbara. His publications include Worlds in Regression.: Some Novels of Vladimir Nabokov (1985) and many articles on Nabokov. Liana Ashenden, University of Cambridge, UK, wrote her MA dissertation on "Mimicry, Mimesis and Desire in Nabokov's Ada" with Brian Boyd as supervisor. She has published "Ada's Erotic Entomology" in "Nabokov Studies".

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Author : Gerard de Vries
Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
Data Published : 22 July 2007
ISBN : 9053567909
EAN : 9789053567906
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 223 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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