Lectures on Russian literature, Volume 1
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/Bruccoli Clark, 1981 - Literary Criticism - 324 pages
The author's observations on the great nineteenth-century Russian writers-Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Gorky, Tolstoy, and Turgenev. "This volume... never once fails to instruct and stimulate. This is a great Russian talking of great Russians" (Anthony Burgess). Edited and with an Introduction by Fredson Bowers; illustrations.
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Review: Lectures on LiteratureUser Review - Jens Jensen - Goodreads
Nabokov writes with passion and sagacity on a selection of classics. Especially, the section on Ulysses is a remarkable example of how to read great literature. Read full review
Review: Lectures on LiteratureUser Review - Christine - Goodreads
“Between the wolf in the tall grass and the wolf in the tall story there is a shimmering go-between. That go-between, that prism, is the art of literature.” "Literature was born not the day when a boy ... Read full review