Vladimir Nabokov, A Bibliography of Criticism
by Dieter E. Zimmer
with additions by Jeff Edmunds

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Bend Sinister

Barabtarlo, Gennady. "Scrambled Bacon." The Nabokovian, Spring 1990, 24, pp. 29- 32.

Begnal, Michael H. "Bend Sinister: Joyce, Shakespeare, Nabokov." Modern Language Studies (Ptsdam, NY), Fall 1985, 15:4, pp. 22-27.

Begnal, Michael H. "Adam Krug's Parrot," Zembla, 1997.

Bienstock, Beverly Gray: "Focus Pocus: Film Imagery in Bend Sinister". In: Nabokov's Fifth Arc (ed. J.E. Rivers / Charles Nicol). Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1982, pp. 125-138

Bontila, Ruxanda. “Photography as Anamnesis within Nabokov’s Bend Sinister and Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle.” Messages, Sages, and Ages, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on British and American Studies Suceava University, Editura Universitatii Suceava, 2006. 247-57 (ISBN 10 973-666217-9; 13 978-973-666-217-1).

Booker, M. Keith. Dystopian Literature: A Theory and Research Guide, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994. (Includes extended discussions of Invitation to a Beheading and Bend Sinister.)

Boyd, Brian. "Nabokov's Bend Sinister." Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review (Lexington, VA), Spring 1991, 41:1, pp. 12-28.

Burns, Dan E.: "Bend Sinister and "Tyrants Destroyed": Short Story into Novel". Modern Fiction Studies (Lafayette, IN), 25 (3), Autumn 1979, pp. 508-513

de Santos Loriente, Daniel. "Texts and Reality: Metafiction and Metaphysics in Vladiminr Nabokov's Bend Sinister." Babel A.F.I.A.L: aspectos de filoloxía inglesa y alemaná 13 (2004): 37-53. Available online at http://issuu.com/babelafial/docs/babel_afial_13/38.

Feuer, Lois. "The Unnatural Mirror: Bend Sinister and Hamlet." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction (Washington, DC), Fall 1988, 30:1, pp. 3- 12.

Foster, John Burt: "Bend Sinister". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 25-36

Fromberg Schaeffer, Susan: "Bend Sinister and the Novelist as Anthropomorphic Deity". Centennial Review (East Lansing, MI), 17 (2), Spring 1973, pp. 115-155

Gove, Antonina Filonov: "Multilingualism and Ranges of Tone in Nabokov's Bend Sinister". Slavic Review (New York), 32 (1), 19??, pp. 79-90

Grishakova, Marina. "On Some Allusions in V. Nabokovís Works." The Nabokovian, 43, fall 1999, p. 18-29.

Grishakova, Marina. "O nekotoryh allusijah u V. Nabokova." In Kultura russkoi diaspory: Nabokov-100. Tallinn : TPÜ KIRJASTUS, 2000, p. 119-134.

Grishakova, Marina. "V. Nabokovís Bend Sinister: a Social Message or an Experiment with Time?" Sign Systems Studies (Tartu, Tartu University Press), vol. 28, 2000 , p. 242-263.

Grossmith, Robert: "Shaking the Kaleidoscope: Physics and Metaphysics in Nabokov's Bend Sinister". Russian Literature TriQuarterly (Ann Arbor, MI), 24, 1991, pp. 151-162

Heller, Michel. "Khudozhnik v zone mraka: Bend Sinister Nabokova." Vladimir Nabokov et l'Émigration, ed. Nora Buhks (Paris: Institut d'études slaves, 1993), pp. 95- 106 (Cahiers de l'émigration russe, 2).

Hyman, Stanley Edgar: "The Handle: Invitation to a Beheading and Bend Sinister". TriQuarterly (Evanston, IL), 17, Winter 1970, pp. 60-71

Johnson, D. Barton. "The 'Yablochko' Chatushka in Bend Sinister." The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter, Fall 1982, 9, pp. 40-42.

Johnson, D[onald] Barton: "'Don't Touch My Circles': The Two Worlds of Nabokov's Bend Sinister". Delta (Montpellier), 17, Octobre 1983, pp. 33-52

Larmour, David H. "Heraclitus, Parmenides and Pythagoras." The Nabokovian, Spring 1988, 20, pp. 18-19.

Larmour, David H.: "The Classical Allusions in Bend Sinister". Russian Literature TriQuarterly (Ann Arbor, MI), 24, 1991, pp. 163-172

Lee, L[awrence] L.: "Bend Sinister: Nabokov's Political Dream". Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature (Madison, WI), 8(2), 1967, pp. 193-203

Machu, Didier. "Bend Sinister de Vladimir Nabokov: 'A Pool's Two Circles'." In Rougé, Bertrand (ed.), Ellipses, blancs, silences (Pau: Université de Pau, 1992), pp. 137-142.

Patteson, Richard F.: "Nabokov's Bend Sinister: The Narrator as God". Studies in American Fiction (Boston, MA), 5, 1977, pp. 241-253

Raguet-Bouvart, Christine. "Pouvoir, tyrannie et création littéraire chez Valdimir Nabokov: L'Exemple de Bend Sinsiter." Alizés: Revue Angliciste de la Réunion (Saint-Denis, Ile de la Réunion), 1991-1992, 2-3, pp. 57-67.

Raguet-Bouvart, Christine. "Ember, Translator of Hamlet," Zembla, April 1998.

Roth-Souton, Danièle. "Productivité d'un titre double, figure d'une figure divisée." Revue Française d'Etudes Américaines (Paris), July 1988, 13:37, pp. 215-225.

Schuman, Samuel: "Something Rotten in the State: Hamlet and Bend Sinister". Russian Literature TriQuarterly (Ann Arbor, MI), 24, 1991, pp. 197-212

Seidel, Michael. "Nabokov on Joyce, Shakespeare, Telemachus, and Hamlet." James Joyce Quarterly (Tulsa, OK), Spring 1983, 20:3, pp. 358-359.

Sommers, Elena Rakhimova. "The 'Olgalized' Otherworld of Bend Sinister." Russian Studies in Literature: A Journal of Translations, Rochester, NY. 1999 Fall; 35(4): pp. 61-94.

Sweeney, Susan Elizabeth: "Nabokov, Wilson, and Hamlet in Bend Sinister". Nabokov Studies (Los Angeles), 1, 1994, pp. 179-194

Tammi, Pekka. "The True Batch Outboys the Riot." The Nabokovian, Spring 1990, 24, pp. 39-42.

Walker, David: "The Person from Porlock: Bend Sinister and the Problem of Art". In: Modern Critical Views (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 259-282

Zimmer, Dieter E.: "Anmerkungen des Übersetzers". In: Vladimir Nabokov: Das Bastardzeichen. Reinbek: Rowohlt, 1962, pp. 277-286. Revised and expanded: 1990, pp. 321-347

Individual Works

MARY | KING, QUEEN, KNAVE | THE DEFENSE | THE EYE
LAUGHTER IN THE DARK | GLORY | DESPAIR
INVITATION TO A BEHEADING | THE GIFT
THE REAL LIFE OF SEBASTIAN KNIGHT | BEND SINISTER
SPEAK, MEMORY | LOLITA | PNIN | PALE FIRE
EUGENE ONEGIN | ADA | TRANSPARENT THINGS
LOOK AT THE HARLEQUINS! | THE ENCHANTER
STRONG OPINIONS | THE NABOKOV-WILSON LETTERS
STORIES | POETRY | PLAYS | TRANSLATIONS | LEPIDOPTERA
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General Sections

A. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL MATTERS | B. BIOGRAPHICAL MATTERS
C. SPECIAL ISSUES, COLLECTIONS, FESTSCHRIFTEN
D. BOOKS AND DISSERTATIONS (GENERAL)
E. ARTICLES AND ESSAYS (GENERAL)
F. "NABOKOV AND X," ARTICLES AND BOOKS
G. BOOKS AND ARTICLES ON INDIVIDUAL WORKS


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