By Paul D. Morris
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), the eminent Russian-American author and highbrow, is better identified for his novels, notwithstanding he used to be additionally the writer of performs, poems, and brief tales. during this very important new paintings, Paul D. Morris deals a finished studying of Nabokov's Russian and English poetry, before a ignored side of his oeuvre. Morris' certain and insightful research re-evaluates Nabokov's poetry and demonstrates that poetry used to be in truth imperative to his identification as an writer and used to be the resource of his detailed authorial - lyric - voice.
After providing a serious evaluate of the multi-staged heritage of the reception of Nabokov's poetry and an intensive research of his poetic writing, Morris argues that Nabokov's poetry has mostly been misinterpreted and its position in his oeuvre misunderstood. via an in depth exam of the shape and content material of Nabokov's writings, Morris demonstrates that Nabokov's suggestions within the geographical regions of drama, the quick tale, and the unconventional have been profoundly formed by way of his lyric sensibility.
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Vladimir Nabokov: Poetry and the Lyric Voice by Paul D. Morris