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


E. Articles and Essays (General)

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Adamovich, Georgii. "Vladimir Nabokov." Oktiabr' (Moscow), 1, Jan. 1989, pp. 195-201. (Reprinted from Adamovich's 1955 work Odinochestvo i svoboda.)

Alexandrov Vladimir E.: "How Can Ethics Exist in Nabokov's Fated Worlds?". Cycnos (Nice), 10 (1), 1993, pp. 11-17

Alexandrov, Vladimir E. "The Pleasures of Fate, or Why Free Will and Chance and Incompatible with Nabokov's Artistic Form." In For SK: In Celebration of the Life and Career of Simon Karlinsky, eds. Michael S. Flier & Robert P. Hughes. Berkeley, Calif.: Berkeley Slavic Specialties, 1994.

Alter, Robert: "Nabokov and Memory". Partisan Review (New York), 58 (4), 1991, pp. 620-629

Amis, Martin: "The Sublime and the Ridiculous: Nabokov's Black Farces". In: Vladimir Nabokov: A Tribute (ed. Peter Quennell). New York: William Morrow, 1980, pp. 73-87

Anastasiev, Nikolai. "The Tower and Around: A View of Vladimir Nabokov." In Chakovsky, Sergei (ed.), Russian Eyes on American Literature (Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 1992), pp. 173-201.

Anastas'ev, Nikolai. "Solus Rex," in Seminarii literatury, 36, 1999, pp. 10-12. A brief survey of Nabokov's English novels with special attention devoted to Lolita.

Anderson, Quentin: "Nabokov in Time". In: Modern Critical Views: Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 5-14

Appel, Alfred, Jr.: "Nabokov's Puppet Show - I". The New Republic (New York), Jan 14, 1967, pp. 27-30. "Nabokov's Puppet Show - II". The New Republic, Jan 21, 1967, pp. 25-29.

Appel, Alfred, Jr.: "Nabokov: A Portrait". In: Nabokov's Fifth Arc (ed. J.E. Rivers, Charles Nicol). Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1982, pp. 3-21

Arana, R. Victoria. "'The Line Down the Middle' in Autobiography: Critical Implications of the Quest for the Self." In Eugene J. Cook, ed., Fearful Symmetry: Doubles and Doubling in Literature and Film (Tallahassee: University Presses of Florida, 1981), pp. 125-137 [on Despair].

Babikov, Andrey A. "IAsnost' bessiliia." Zembla, 1997.

Bailey, John: "Under Cover of Decadence: Nabokov as Evangelist and Guide to the Russian Classics". In: Vladimir Nabokov: A Tribute (ed. Peter Quennell). New York: William Morrow, 1980, pp. 42-58

Barabtarlo, Gennady. "Vladimir D. Nabokov and Capital Punishment." The Nabokovian, Fall 1990, 25, pp. 50-62.

Barabtarlo, Gennady: "Nabokov in the Wilson Archive". Cycnos (Nice), 10 (1), 1993, pp. 27-32

Barbedette, Gilles: "Nabokov et le roman paradoxal". L'Infini (Paris), 21, Printemps 1988, pp. 46-53

Basinskii, P. "Ad'iutanty ikh prevoskhoditel'stv: noveisha literatura v kontekste Rozanova i Nabokova." Literaturnaia gazeta, 50 (15 December): p. 4.

Beaujour, Elizabeth K. Alien Tongues: Bilingual Russian Writers of the "First" Emigration. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1989. (Includes a chapter on Nabokov.)

Beaune, Danièle. "La publication de Nabokov: un tournant dans l'orientation des Annales contemporaines." Cahiers de l'émigration russe, 2 (Paris), pp. 57-66.

Bell-Villada, Gene H. Art for Art's Sake and Literary Life: How Politics and Markets Helped Shape the Ideology and Culture of Aestheticism, 1790-1990. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. (Contains a "bilious analysis" of Nabokov, according to a Publisher's Weekly review of April 22, 1996. Bell-Villada describes himself as a "lapsed disciple.")

Berberova, Nina: "Notes on Nabokov's British Literary Ancestors". Canadian-American Slavic Studies (Vancouver, British Columbia), 19, 1985, pp. 262-267

Berberova, Nina. "Angliiskie predki Vladimira Nabokova." Novyi Zhurnal, The New Review (New York), 167, 1987, pp. 191-205.

Bitov, Andrei, et. al. "Vladimir Nabokov: Mezh dvukh beregov." Literaturnaia Gazeta (Moscow), 33, Aug. 17, 1988, p. 5. (Round-table discussion.)

Bitsili, P.M.: "The Revival of Allegory". TriQuarterly (Evanston, IL), 17, Winter 1970, pp. 102-118

Bontila, Ruxanda. "Nabokov's Lesson or How Bad Commonsense Is". In Analele Univesitatii "Dunarea de Jos" din Galati (The "Lower Danube" University Press), XIII, 2004, pp. 32-36.

Borges, Jorge-Luis. "Conversation with an Audience." In Gibian, George and Stephen Jan Parker (eds.), The Achievements of Vladimir Nabokov (Ithaca: Center for International Studies, Committee on Soviet Studies, Cornell University, 1984), pp. 61-78.

Bouchet, Marie C. "Les métamorphoses de la beauté ou la jeune fille nabokovienne." Zembla, 4/29/03.

Bouchet, Marie C. "Rythme et descriptions de jeunes filles chez Vladimir Nabokov : pulsations poétiques du désir." In Le rythme dans les littératures de langue anglaise, Reims : Presses Universitaires de Reims, 2005, pp. 273-286.

Bouchet, Marie C. "'Holding that wisp of iridescence' : l’irisation sensuelle des blancs du texte nabokovien," in Transatlantica, J. Kempf (éd.), n° 4, 2005 (available online).

Bouchet, Marie. “Image and Word Crossbreeding: Nabokov’s Subversive Use of the Ekphrasis”, in Moveable Type, Kiki Benzon (ed.), no. 2, 2006 (available online).

Bouchet, Marie C. "La technique ekphrastique chez Vladimir Nabokov : Cadrages et recadrages de l’image textuelle", in Cadres et limites Y.C. Grandjeat (éd.), Bordeaux : Annales du CRAA, 2007, pp. 153-168.

Bouchet, Marie C. "Vladimir Nabokov, un exemple d’aliénation créatrice." La Revue LISA / LISA e-journal. Volume VII – n°2/ 2009, pp. 11-23.

Bouchet, Marie C. “Nabokov’s Poerotics of Dancing: From Word to Movement,” in Kaleidoscopic Nabokov, Paris : M. Houdiard, 2009.

Boyd, Brian. "Nabokov's Philosophical World." Southern Review (Adelaide), 14:3 (November 1981), pp. 260-301.

Boyd, Brian. "Nabokov the Writer" in Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1990), pp. 292-320.

Braffort, Paul. "Nabokov oulipien." Europe 791 (1995), pp. 94-105.

Brag-a-Barton, Daniel [i.e., Barabtarlo, Gennady]. "On Nabokov's Achromatic Nomenclature." The Nabokovian, Spring 1988, 20, pp. 23-24.

Bronfen, Elisabeth. "Death's Liminality: With Reference to Nabokov's Prose." In Bauer, Roger (ed.), Space and Boundaries in Literature/Espace et frontières dans la littérature: Proceedings of the XIIth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (Munich: Iudicum, 1990), pp. 591-597.

Bronski, M. "Nabokowa lekcja literatury" [Nabokov's Lecture on Literature]. Kultura [Maisons-Lafitte, France] 10 (Oct. 1984), pp. 83-96.

Brown, Clarence: "Nabokov's Pushkin and Nabokov's Nabokov". In: Nabokov: The Man and His Work (ed. L.S. Dembo). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967, pp. 195-208

Bruckmann, Patricia C. "Echoes of the Pram-Pusher's Knack: Some Facts in Nabokov's Self-Fiction." In Diane Bessai and David Jackel eds., Figures in a Ground: Canadian Essays on Modern Literature Collected in Honour of Sheila Watson. Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie, 1978, pp. 32-41.

Bruhm, S. "Queer, Queer Vladimir: Nabokov, Homosexuality, Psychoanalysis." American Imago, Winter 1996, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 281-306.

Bruss, Elizabeth W.: "Vladimir Nabokov: Illusions of Reality and the Reality of Illusions". In: Modern Critical Views: Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 27-64

Burch, Barbara. "Nabokov and the Detective." Clues: A Journal of Detection (Bowling Green, OH), Spring-Summer, 1991, 12:1, pp. 101-121.

Burgess, Anthony: "Last of the Literary Dandies". Observer (London), July 10, 1977, p.24

Burling, Valérie: "Nabokov et le trompe-l'oeil". Delta (Montpellier, France), 17, Octobre 1983, pp. 11-21

Carroll, William: "Nabokov's Signs and Symbols". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 203-217

Centerwall, Brandon S. "Hiding in Plain Sight: Nabokov and Pedophilia." Texas Studies in Literature and Language, XXXII, 3 (Fall 1990), pp. 468-484.

Chassay, Jean François. "'Traduit de l'américain'." Études françaises [Montréal] 28, nos. 2-3 (1992 Fall-1993 Winter), pp. 69-81.

Chernyshev, A. and Pronin, V., "Vladimir Nabokov, vo-vtorykh i vo-pervykh." Literaturnaya gazeta, Mar. 4 1970, p. 13.

Cohen, Walter. "The Making of Nabokov's Fiction." Twentieth-Century Literature (Albany, NY), Fall 1983, 29:3, pp. 333-350.

Connolly, Julian W.: "Through a Transforming Lens: Madness and Art in Nabokov's Fiction". Delta (Montpellier), 17, Octobre 1983, pp. 1-10

Connolly, Julian W. "Delusions or Clairvoyance?: A Second Look at Madness in V. Nabokov's Fiction." In Aspects of Modern Russian and Czech Literature: Third World Congress for Soviet and East European Studies, Washington, DC, 30 October-4 November 1985, ed. by Arnold McMillin (Columbus, OH: Slavica Publishers, 1989).

Connolly, Julian W. "Vladimir Nabokov and the Fiction of Self-Begetting." In David Bevan ed., Literature and Exile (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1990), pp. 55-66.

Connolly, Julian W. "To See or Be Seen: The Function of the Gaze in Nabokov's Russian Fiction." In And Meaning for a Life Entire: Festschrift for Charles A. Moser on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday, ed. Peter Rollberg (Columbus: Slavica, 1997).

Coste, Didier. "Nabokov, la référence et ses doubles." Fabula [Villeneuve d'Ascq, France] 2 (Oct. 1983), pp. 29-47.

Couturier, Maurice. "L'épître fait le pitre, ou la lettre comme fragment homo-textuel dans le roman nabokovien." TREMA no. 1 (April 1976).

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokov's Laughter." Revue française d'études américaines, no. 4 (October 1977).

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokov's Performative Writing," in Les Américanistes: New French Criticism in Modern American Fiction, ed. Ira Johnson. (New York: Kennikat Press, 1978).

Couturier, Maurice. "The Subject on Trial in Nabokov's Novels." In Marta Sienicka ed., Proceedings of a Symposium on American Literature. (Poznan, Poland: Uniw. Im. Adama Mickiewicza, 1979), pp. 121-136. (According to Brian Boyd, this is the first long essay on Nabokov behind the Iron Curtain.)

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokov," in Encyclopaedia Universalis, vol. 18, 1980, 1985.

Couturier, Maurice. "Las trampas de Nabokov" [Nabokov's Traps]. Quimera [Barcelona] 4 (Feb., 1981), pp. 27-30.

Couturier, Maurice. "La métaphore nabokovienne," Métaphores, no. 2 (December 1981).

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokov, Professeur," Encyclopaedia Universalis, Yearbook, 1986.

Couturier, Maurice. "Ecriture-icône chez Nabokov." University of Windsor Revue (Windsor, Ontario), 1988, 21:2, pp. 18-31.

Couturier, Maurice. "Le double exil de Nabokov." Textuerre, no. 67 (1991).

Couturier, Maurice: "The Distinguished Writer vs. the Child". Cycnos (Nice), 10 (1), 1993, pp. 47-54

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokov in Postmodernist Land." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 34, no. 4 (1993), pp. 247-260.

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokoviana." Revue française d'études américaines 58 (Nov. 1993), pp. 411-421.

Couturier, Maurice. "Nabokov," in Vol. II, Dictionnaire Universel des Littératures (Paris: P.U.F., 1994).

Dann, Kevin T. Bright Colors Falsely Seen: Synaesthesia and the Search for Transcendental Knowledge. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1998. A history of synaesthesia. From the publisher's blurb: "The author debunks Romanitc notions of the transcendental nature of synaesthesia and shows that although novelist Vladimir Nabokov was a true synaesthete and eidetic, other individuals the Romantics considered synaesthetes were not."

de Jong, John Martin. The Persevering Eye: The Reader and Vladimir Nabokov (Ph.D. Dissertation, U of California, Los Angeles, 1994).

De la Durantaye, Leland. "The Pattern of Cruelty and the Cruelty of Pattern in Vladimir Nabokov." The Cambridge Quarterly 35 (2006): 301-326.

De Vries, Gerard: "'Perplex'd in the Extreme': Moral Facets of Vladimir Nabokov's Work". Nabokov Studies (Los Angeles), 2, 1995, pp. 135-152

Dolinin, Aleksandr. "Pogliadim na arlekinov: Shtrikhi k portretu V. Nabokova." Literaturnoe Obozrenie (Moscow), 9, 1988, pp. 15-20.

Dolinin, Aleksandr. ""Zagadka nedopisannogo romana." Zvezda, 1997, No. 12, pp. 215-224. [Proposes a theory integrating Solus Rex and various other fragments into the Nabokovian oeuvre.]

Domergue, Sonya: "Vladimir Nabokov: Mixed Doubles". Canadian-American Slavic Studies (Vancouver, British Columbia), 19 (3), Fall 1985, pp. 282-294

Dorit, A. "Ha-Sifrut ha-Russit be-Einei Nabokov" [Russian Literature According to Nabokov]. Iton-77 [Tel-Aviv] 42 (1983), pp. 38-39.

Dranch, Cherry A.: "Metamorphosis as a Stylistic Device: Surrealist Schemata in Gogolian and Nabokovian Texts". Language and Style (Carbondale, IL), 17, 1984, pp. 139-148

Eberstadt, Fernanda. "Vladimir Nabokov: Ardor and Art." The New Criterion (New York), March 1987, 5:7, pp. 4-18.

Epstein, Mikhail. "Goodbye to Objects: Or, The Nabokovian in Nabokov." In Nicol, Charles and Barabtarlo, Gennady, eds., A Small Alpine Form: Studies in Nabokov's Short Fiction (New York: Garland, 1993), pp. 217-224.

Erofeev, Viktor: "Ruski metaroman V. Nabokova, ili u potrazi za izglubljenim rajem". Novo vidici, 1, 1991, pp. 11-45

Evans, Peter. "Nabokov in Japan." The Nabokovian, Fall 1984, 13, pp. 24-26.

Field, Andrew: "The Artist as Failure in Nabokov's Early Prose". In: Nabokov: The Man and His Work (ed. L.S. Dembo). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967, pp. 57-65

Flower, D. "Nabokov and Nastiness." Hudson Review 45, no. 4 (1993), pp. 573-582.

Foster, Jr., John Burt: "Memory as Muse". [Paper delivered at the MLA Annual Meeting, New York, December 1983]

Foster, Jr, John B[urt]: "Nabokov Before Proust: The Paradox of Anticipatory Memory". Slavic and East European Journal (Madison, MD), 33, 1989, pp. 78-94

Foster, Ludmila A.: "Nabokov in Russian Emigré Criticism". Russian Literature TriQuarterly (Ann Arbor, MI), 3, 1972, pp. 330-341

Fraysse, Suzanne. "Nabokov et la langue américaine." Europe, May 1990, 68:733, pp. 25-28.

Freeman, Elizabeth. "Honeymoon with a Stranger: Pedophiliac Picaresques from Poe to Nabokov." American Literature: A Journal of Literary History, Criticism and Bibliography, Dec. 1, 1998 v. 70, no. 4, pp. 863- .

Gagen, Tatiana, (James Merrill, tr.) "'And I Shall See a Russian Autumn.'" The Nabokovian, Soring 1991, 26, pp. 31-39.

Garetto, E. "Memuary i tema pamiati v literature russkogo zarubezh'ia." Blokovskii sbornik 8: Russkaia kul'tura XX veka: metropoliia i diaspora. (Tartu: Tartu UP, 1996), pp. 101-09.

Gezari, Janet K. "Roman et problème chez Nabokov," Poétique, no. 17, 1977, pp. 96-113. Gifford, Henry. "Nabokov's Voice." Grand Street 2, no. 2 (Winter 1983), pp. 163-176.

Glynn, Michael. "'The word is not a shadow. The word is a thing' - Nabokov as anti-Symbolist." European Journal of American Culture, vol. 25, no.1, 2006. Abstract available online.

Goldman, Shalom. "'Nabokov's Minyan': A Study in Philo-Semitism." Modern Judaism, Volume 25, Number 1, February 2005, pp. 1-22.

Goodwin, Barbara. "The Vertigo of Facts: Literary Accounts of a Philosophical Dilemma." British Journal of Aesthetics (Oxford, England) 18 (1978), pp. 261-276. [Examples from Nabokov Borges, Sartre]

Grabes, Herbert: "The Parodistic Erasure of the Boundary between Fiction and Reality in Nabokov's English Novels". Canadian-American Slavic Studies (Vancouver, British Columbia), 19(3), Fall 1985, pp. 268-281.

Grabes, Herbert. "A Prize for the (Post-)Modernist Nabokov." Cycnos, v. 12, no. 2, 1995, pp. 117-124.

Green, Geoffrey. "'An Infinity of Sensation and Thought within a Finite Existence': Nabokov's Fiction of Memory." Humanities in Society [Los Angeles] 3, no. 4 (Fall 1980), pp. 377-384.

Green, Geoffrey: "Visions of a ‘Perfect Past': Nabokov, Autobiography, Biography, and Fiction". Cycnos (Nice), 10 (1), 1993, pp. 55-62

Green, Geoffrey. "Beyond Modernism and Postmodernism: Vladimir Nabokov's Fiction of Transcendant Perspective." Cycnos, v. 12, no. 2, 1995, pp. 159-164.

Gregory, Robert. "Porpoise-iveness without Porpoise: Why Nabokov Called James a Fish." The Henry James Review 6, no. 1 (Fall 1984), pp. 52-59.

Grishakova, Marina. "O vizualnoi poetike V. Nabokova." Available online at http://www.ruthenia.ru/document/404860.html.

Grishakova, Marina. "Vizualnaia poetika V. Nabokova." Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2002, N 54.

Grossmith, Robert. "Nabokov's Horological Hearts." The Nabokovian, Spring 1986, 16, pp. 38-43.

Grossmith, Robert. "Nabokov and Self-Divestment: A Gnostic Source." English Language Notes (Boulder, CO), March 1988, 25:3, pp. 73-78. [On Invitation to a Beheading, "Terra Incognita," and Bend Sinister.]

Guerra, Rene (Michal B. Jagiello, tr.) "Nabokov--wcielenie niezwykle." Dialog (Warsaw, Poland), April 1991, 36:4 (415), pp. 84-97.

Hagopian, John V.: "Decoding Nabokov's Signs and Symbols". Studies in Short Fiction, Spring 1981, pp. 115-119

Heller, Michel. "Nabokov i politika." Vladimir Nabokov et l'Émigration, ed. Nora Buhks (Paris: Institut d'études slaves, 1993), pp. 11-18 (Cahiers de l'émigration russe, 2).

Holmstrom, Jan. "Aesthetic Bliss: A Note on Nabokov's Aesthetics." Moderna Sprak [Goteborg, Sweden] 75, no. 2 (1981), pp. 133-137.

Hüllen, Christopher: "Zwischen zwei Ufern: Vladimir Nabokov in der Sowjetunion (1986-1988)". In: Eberhard Reissner (ed.): Perestrojka und Literatur. Berlin: Berlin Verlag, 1990, pp. 205-221

Hutcheon, Linda. "A hatasrol es a szovegkozisegrol" [On Influence and Intertextuality], tr. Gyorgi Kalman. Helikon [Budapest] 29, no. 1 (1983), pp. 57-64.

Iangirov, Rashit. "Iz nabliudenii ob opytakh 'retrogradnogo analiza' i 'zagadkakh perekrestnykh slov' Vladimira Nabokova" [Some Observations on Vladimir Nabokov's Experiments With "Retrograde Analysis" and "the Riddles of Cross-words"]. Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie No .23 (1997), pp. 436-45.

Isahaya, Yuichi. "Bomei to bungaku--Daiichiji Rosia bomeibungaku o megutte" [Emigration and Literature: the "First Wave" of Russian Emigre Literature]. In Surabu no bunka [Slavic Cultures], Kaori Kawabata et al., eds. (Tokyo: Kobundo, 1995), pp. 235-64. In Japanese.

Isahaya, Yuichi. "Nabokofu shosetsu no 'zokubutsu'" (N.'s Poshlyaki = "N.'s Philistines) EUI 24 (1993), pp. 11-18.

IUrkina, L. A. "Lektsii V.V. Nabokova o literature." Russkaia slovesnost' (Moscow), 1995, no. 1, pp. 74-86.

Ivask, George. "The World of Vladimir Nabokov." The Russian Review, April 1961, pp. 134-142.

Johnson, D[onald] Barton: "Contrastive Phonoaesthetics, or, Why Nabokov Gave Up Translating Poetry as Poetry". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 28-41

Johnson, D[onald] Barton: "Synesthesia, Polychromatism, and Nabokov". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 84-103

Johnson, D[onald] Barton: "Nabokov as a Man of Letters: The Alphabetic Motif in His Work". Modern Fiction Studies (Lafayette, IN), 25 (3), 1979, pp. 397-412

Johnson, D. Barton; Johnson, Sheila Golburgh. "The Return of 'Our' Nabokov." Index on Censorship (London, England), April 1987, 16:4, pp. 11-12.

Johnson, D. Barton. "'L'inconnue de la Seine'" and Nabokov's Naiads." Comparative Literature (ISSN 0010-4124), 44 (3), 1992, p. 225-248.

Johnson, D[onald] Barton. "Nabokov i sezdesete" (Nabokov and the 60s) [in Croatian]. Knjizevna smotra,XXVII/1995, #96-97, pp. 19-23. Special issue on the decade of the 1960s.

Johnson, D. Barton. "Nabokov's Golliwoggs: Lodi Reads English 1899-1909," in Zembla, 1997.

Jonge, Alex de: "Nabokov's Uses of Pattern". In: Vladimir Nabokov: A Tribute (ed. Peter Quennell). New York: William Morrow, 1980, pp. 59-72

Kakar, Sudhir and John M. Ross. "The Ontology of Love." In Tales of Love, Sex and Danger (New York: Blackwell, 1987), pp. 216-237.

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

Karlinsky, Simon. "Nabokov's Lectures on Russian Literature." Partisan Review (Boston, Mass.), 50:1, 1983, pp. 94-100.

Kazin, Alfred: "in memoriam". In: In Memoriam: Vladimir Nabokov: 1899-1977. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1977, pp. 19-23

Khodasevich, Vladislav: "On Sirin" [1937]. TriQuarterly (Evanston, IL), 17, Winter 1970, pp. 96-101

Kis, Danilo: "Nabokov oder die Nostalgie". Sinn und Form (Berlin), 45 (4), 1993, pp. 556-560

Korobkin, Viacheslav. "'Mne snilis' polevye dali...'" Neva (St. Petersburg), 4, 1989, pp. 199-202.

Korostoleva, O. "V. Nabokov v otzyvakh sovremennikov: Slukhi, spletni, rugan'. K biografii literaturnoi epokhi" [VN in the Opinion of his Contemporaries: Rumors, Gossip, and Abuse. Toward the Biography of a Literary Epoch; with selections by Georgii Adamovich, Georgii Ivanov, Vasilii Ianovskii, Nina Berberova, Khodasevich, and Struve.] Literaturnoe obozrenie, no. 3, 1996, pp. 110-112.

Kostandi, O. "Poetika odnoi shaxmatnoi zadachi V. Nabokova." Blokovskii sbornik 8: Russkaia kul'tura XX veka: metropoliia i diaspora. (Tartu: Tartu UP, 1996), pp. 206-13.

Kuznetsov. Pavel. "Utopiia odinochestva: Vladimir Nabokov i metafizika." Novyi Mir (Moscow), Oct 1992, 10:810, pp. 243-250.

Lebedev, A. "K priglasheniiu Nabokova." Znamia (Moscow), 10, Oct. 1989, pp. 203-213.

Levin, Iurii I. Bispatsial'nost' kak invariant poeticheskogo mire V. Nabokova." Russian, Croatian and Serbian, Czech and Slovak, Polish Literature (Amsterdam), July 1, 1990, 28:1, pp. 45-124.

Levina, M.V. "Otkloneniia ot normy tekstovosti v proze V. Nabokova." Russkii tekst 1 (1993), pp. 94-107.

Leving, Yuri. "Five Notes on Nabokov's Works." Zembla, 10/2002. Originally appeared in The Nabokovian, 48 (2002), pp. 8-14.

Levy, Alan: "Understanding Vladimir Nabokov: A Red Autumn Leaf Is a Red Autumn Leaf, Not a Deflowered Nymphet". The New York Times Magazine, 31 October 1971, pp. 20-23, 28-30, 36-39

Lilly, Mark: Nabokov: "Homo Ludens". In: Vladimir Nabokov: A Tribute (ed. Peter Quennell). New York: William Morrow, 1980, pp. 88-102

Linetskii, Vadim. "Nabokov ili portret v zerkale." Daugava 4 (July-Aug. 1993), pp. 141-147.

Livry, Anatoly. "Nabokov le bacchant," in Nietzsche im Film: Projektionen und Götzen-Dämmerungen,Volker Gerhardt and Renate Reschke, eds. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, 2009. (Nietzscheforschung ; Bd. 16), pp. 305-319. ISBN 9783050046006.

Lodge, David. "What Kind of Fiction Did Nabokov Write? A Practitioner's View." Cycnos, v. 12, no. 2, pp. 135-147.

Losskii, B. "Mir i dar Vladimira Nabokova." Russkaia mysl' (Paris), 1995, no. 4094, p. 13.

Lubin, Peter: "Kickshaws and motley". In: TriQuarterly (Evanston, Illinois), 17, Winter 1970, pp. 187-208. Electronic reprint available in Zembla, 7/2/04.

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