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Lectures on Literature

Nabokov, Vladimir

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ISBN 10: 0151495971 / ISBN 13: 9780151495979
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York, 1980
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Fredson Bowers (editor), John Updike (introd). 1st, BCDE. Light blue cloth boards, unclipped blue dj, very sml tear top back @ spine, & o/w all exc unread cond; b/w illus from Nabokov's orig manuscript, 386 pp. Austen, Dickens, Flaubert, Joyce, Kafka, Proust, Stevenson. Size: 8"-10". Bookseller Inventory # RB3430

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Title: Lectures on Literature

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition stated.

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Reading versions of important lectures given in the 1950s demonstrate Nabokov's critical talents and reveal his judgments on the works and achievement of Austen, Dickens, Flaubert, Joyce, Kafka, Proust, and Stevenson

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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born poet, novelist, literary critic, translator, and essayist was awarded the National Medal for Literature for his life's work in 1973. He taught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvard. He is the author of many works including Lolita, Pale Fire, Ada, and Speak, Memory.

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