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Nabokov in the Transnational Context (COMPLIT 315, SLAVIC 156, SLAVIC 356)

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115
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Nabokov in the Transnational Context (COMPLIT 315, SLAVIC 156, SLAVIC 356)

Nabokov's techniques of migration and camouflage as he inhabits the literary and historical contexts of St. Petersburg, Berlin, Paris, America, and Switzerland. His early and late stories, last Russian novel "The Gift," "Lolita" (the novel and screenplay), and "Pale Fire." Readings in English. Russian speakers will be encouraged to read Russian texts in original.