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

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Lepidoptera

Boyd, Brian: "Nabokov's Lepidoptera". Nabokov Studies (Los Angeles), 2, 1995, pp. 290-299

Boyd, Brian and Robert Michael Pyle (eds.). Nabokov's Butterflies. Boston: Beacon Press, c2000. [Includes new translations from the Russian by Dmitri Nabokov.]

Butler, Diana: "Lolita Lepidoptera". New World Writing (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), 16, 1960, pp. 58-84. Also in: Critical Essays on Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Phyllis A. Roth). Boston, MA, 1984, pp. 59-73

Coates, Steve. "Nabokov's Work, on Butterflies, Stands the Test of Time." New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1997, C4. (Includes discussion of the article by Johnson, Whitaker, and Bálint cited below.)

Johnson, Kurt, G. Warren Whitaker, Zsolt Bálint: "Nabokov as Lepidopterist: An Informed Appraisal." Nabokov Studies #3 (1996), pp. 123-144.

Johnson, Kurt, Steven L. Coates. Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius. Cambridge, MA: Zoland Books, 1999. (Chapter 1 available in Zembla.)

Johnson, Kurt. "Nabokov's Fyodor Takes Wing." Zembla, March 9, 2001.

Karges, Joann: Nabokov's Lepidoptera: Genres and Genera. Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1985

Remington, Charles Lee: "Lepidoptera Studies". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 274-282

Sartori, Michel, ed.: Les Papillons de Nabokov 26 novembre 1993 - 29 janvier 1994. Litterae zoologicae, 1, 1993

Zimmer, Dieter E.: "Nabokov's Lepidoptera: An Annotated Multilingual Checklist". In: Les Papillons de Nabokov (ed. Michel Sartori), 1993, pp. 25-171. Revised and expanded edition: Nabokov's Lepidoptera: An Annotated Catalogue. Hamburg: (Zimmer), 1996. (Excerpts from the 1996 edition, published as A Guide to Nabokov's Butterflies and Moths, with new illustrations, are available in Zembla.)

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
THE ORIGINAL OF LAURA

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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