Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures

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Cornell University Press, 1989 - Literary Criticism - 243 pages
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"In each chapter Toker carefully reconstructs a novel for us—those are not mere plot summaries, but mature products of several re-readings—and proceeds to make her way through the novel's numerous patterns, images, themes and motifs in an attempt to show that most of them relate not only to Nabokov's art but also to his heart. Her readings of the novels are invariably sensitive and refreshingly sophisticated, they provide new angles and do not overstate the obvious."—SEEJ

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