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

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Dar/The Gift

Alexandrov, Vladimir E. "The 'Otherworld' in Nabokov's The Gift." In Julian W. Connolly and Sonia I. Ketchian eds., Studies in Russian Literature in Honor of Vsevolod Setchkarev (Columbus: Slavica, 1986), pp. 15-33.

Apresian, IU.D. "Roman Dar v kosmose Vladimira Nabokova." Izvestiia Akademii nauk. Seriia literatury i iazyka (Moscow), 1995 t. 54, no. 3, pp. 3-18.

Barabtarlo, Gennady. "Et Dona Ferentes." The Nabokovian, Fall 1989, 23, pp. 15-20.

Begnal, Michael H.: "Fiction, Biography, History: Nabokov's The Gift". Journal of Narrative Technique (Ypsilanti, MI), 10, 1980, pp. 138-143

Berdjis, Nassim: Imagery in Vladimir Nabokov's Last Russian Novel (Dar), Its English Translation (The Gift), and other Prose Works of the 1930s. New York: Peter Lang, 1995

Blackwell, Stephen H.: Nabokov's The Gift: The Image of Reading in Artistic Creation. Indiana University, Ph.D. 1995

Blackwell, Stephen H. "Boundaries of Art in Nabokov's The Gift: Reading as Transcendence." Slavic Review, 58:(3), Fall 1999, pp. 600-625.

Blackwell, Stephen H. Zina's Paradox: The Figured Reader in Nabokov's The Gift. New York: Peter Lang, 2000.

Boyd, Brian: Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1990, pp. 447-478

Buhks, Nora. "Roman-oboroten': O Dare V. Nabokova." Cahiers du Monde Russe (Montrouge, France), Oct.-Dec. 1990, 31:4, pp. 598-624.

Buhks, Nora. "Erotika literaturnykh alliuzii v romane V. Nabokova Dar." In Heller, Leonid (ed.), Amour et érotisme dans la littérature russe du XXe siècle (Bern: Peter Lang, 1992), pp. 153-168.

Daniel', S. "Peterburgskaia tema v romane Nabokova Dar." Blokovskii sbornik 8: Russkaia kul'tura XX veka: metropoliia i diaspora. (Tartu: Tartu UP, 1996), pp. 197-205.

Daniel', S. "Optyka Nabokova," in Martynov, G. G. (ed.). Peterburgskie chteniia. St. Petersburg, Russia : Dorn, 1999 (Nabokovskii vestnik ; vyp. 4), pp. 168-172.

Davydov, Sergei: "The Gift: Nabokov's Aesthetic Exorcism of Chernyshevskii". Canadian-American Slavic Studies (Vancouver, British Columbia), 19, 1985, pp. 357-374

Davydov, Sergei. "Weighing Nabokov's Gift on Pushkin's Scales." In Gasparov, Boris, Robert P. Hughes, and Irina Paperno (eds.), Cultural Mythologies of Russian Modernism: From the Golden Age to the Silver Age (Berkeley; University of California Press, 1992), pp. 415-428.

Diment, Galya. "Nabokov and Strachey." Comparative Literature Studies, V. 27, No. 4, 1990, pp. 285-297.

Dolinin, Alexander: "The Gift". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 135-169

Grayson, Jane: "Washington's Gift: Materials pertaining to Nabokov's Gift in the Library of Congress". Nabokov Studies (Los Angeles), 1, 1994, pp. 21-67

Grishakova, Marina. "Dar V. Nabokova: opyt sovmestnogo perevoda." Studia Russica Helsingiensia et Tartuensia (Helsinki, Helsinki University Press), VII, 2000 (Slavica Helsingiensia 20), pp. 311-326.

Johnson, D[onald] Barton: "The Key to Nabokov's Gift". Canadian-American Slavic Studies (Vancouver, British Columbia), 16, 1982, pp. 190-206

Karlinsky, Simon: "Vladimir Nabokov's Novel Dar as a Work of Literary Criticism: A Structural Analysis". The Slavic and East European Journal, 7 (3), 1963, pp. 284-296

Karlinsky, Simon: "Nabokov's Russian Games". New York Times Book Review, 18 April 1971, pp. 2-18. Reprinted in: Critical Essays on Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Phyllis A. Roth). Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1984, pp. 86-92

Kouchkine, Eugène. "Nabokov ou le don de la transcendence." Dalhousie French Studies [Halifax, Nova Scotia] 19 (Fall-Winter 1990), pp. 33-42.

Kouchkine, Evgueny. "Le retour du Don en Russie, thème de la transcendance vivante." In Nora Buhks ed., Vladimir Nabokov et l'Émigration (Paris: Institut d'études slaves, 1993), pp. 85-94. (Cahiers de l'émigration russe, 2).

Levin, Iurii: "Ob osobennostjakh povestvovaltel'noj struktury i obraznogo stroja romana V. Nabokova Dar". Russian Literature (Amsterdam), 9 (2), 1981, pp. 191-230

Leving, Yuri. Keys to The Gift: A Guide to V. Nabokov’s Novel. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2011. [See also the accompanying website.]

Maslov, Boris. "Poet Koncheev: opyt tekstologii personazha." Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie 47. 1'2001: 172-186.

Nesbet, Anne. "Suicide as Literary Fact in the 1920s." Slavic Review (Stanford, CA), Winter 1991, 50:4, pp. 827-835.

Papapulo, Alexander. "Godunov-Cherdyntsev on the Moon." The Nabokovian, Spring 1988, 20, pp. 20-22.

Paperno, Irina: "How Nabokov's Gift Is Made". Stanford Slavic Studies (Stanford, CA), 4 (2), 1992, pp. 295-324

Peterson, Ronald E. "Time in The Gift." The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter, Fall 1982, 9, pp. 36-40.

Pichova, Hana. The Theme of Exile in Nabokov's The Gift and Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being. University of Wisconsin, Madison. Ph.D., 1991.

Rampton, David: "The Gift". In: Modern Critical Views: Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 157-174

Ronen, Omri. "Zaum' za predelami avangarda." Literaturnoe Obozrenie (Moscow), 1991, 12, pp. 40-43.

Salehar, Anna Maria: "Nabokov's Gift: An Apprenticeship in Creativity". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 70-84

Salomon, Roger B: "The Gift: Nabokov's Portrait of the Artist". In: Critical Essays on Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Phyllis A. Roth). Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1984, pp. 185-201

Scott, Charles T. "Typography, Poems, and the Poetic Line." In Mohammad Ali Jazayery et al eds., Linguistic and Literary Studies in Honor of Archibald A. Hill, v. 4 (The Hague: Mouton, 1979), pp. 153-160. [Discusses the last paragraph of The Gift.]

Seibt, Gustav: "Grösser und glücklicher als sein Jahrhundert". Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Frankfurt/Main), 15. Nov. 1993, pp. L1-L2296

Serdiuchenko, V. "Chernyshevskii v romane V. Nabokova Dar: K predistorii voprosa." Voprosy literatury. Mar.-Apr. 1998, pp. 333-343.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Hermann Lande's Possible Prototypes in The Gift." The Nabokovian 37 (Fall 1996): 53-55.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Rembrandt’s Deposition from the Cross in The Gift." The Nabokovian 58 (Spring 2007): 24-31.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Smysloobrazovatel´naia rol´ miniatiury v romane Nabokova Dar" ["The Semantic Role of Miniature in Nabokov's Novel The Gift"]. In La forme brève dans la littérature russe. Mélanges offerts à André Monnier, ed. Nora Buhks, 201–9. Paris: Institut d’Études Slaves, 2010.

Skonechnaia, O. "Cherno-belyi kaleidoskop: Andrei Belyi v otrazheniiakh V. V. Nabokova." Literaturnoe Obozrenie (Moscow), 1994, 7-8, pp. 34-46.

Skonechnaia, Olga. "'People of the Moonlight': Silver Age Parodies in Nabokov's The Eye and The Gift." Nabokov Studies #3 (1996), pp. 33-52.

Suzuki, Akira. "Gitai to Genshi--Vladimir Nabokov no Tamamono [Mimicry and Epiphany: Vladimir Nabokov's The Gift]." Tokyo Gaikokugo Daigaku Ronshu. No. 65 (2003) 1-22. (In Japanese, with summary in English.)

Tammi, Pekka. "The Three Springs." The Nabokovian, Spring 1990, 24, pp. 36-39. [On the illusion to Pushkin's "Tri kliuchki."]

Waite, S. T. "On the Linear Structure of Nabokov's Dar: Three Keys, Six Chapters." Slavic and East European Journal, 1995, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 54-72.

White, Duffield. "Radical Aestheticism and Metaphysical Realism in Nabokov's The Gift." In Kenneth N. Bostrom ed., Russian Literature and American Critics: In Honor of Deming B. Brown (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1984), pp. 273-291. (Papers in Slavic Philology 4)

Zimmer, Dieter E., Engel-Braunschmidt, Annelore: "Nachwort des Herausgebers / Anmerkungen". In: Vladimir Nabokov: Die Gabe. Reinbek: Rowohlt, 1993, pp. 603-795

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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