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

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Mashen'ka/Mary

Anderson, Terry P.: A Formal Analysis of the Theme of Art in Nabokov's Russian Novels. McGill University, Ph.D. 1974

Anonymous: "Bluffs and Blindfolds: Nabokov's First Novel". Times Literary Supplement (London), 26 February 1971, p. 233

Aikhenvald, Iulii: "Literaturnyia Zametki" [Review of Mashenka e.a.]. Rul' (Berlin), 31 March 1926, p. 2-3

Böhmig, Michaela: Das russische Theater in Berlin. München: Sagner, 1990

Boyd, Brian: Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1990, pp. 245-250

Buhks, Nora. "Zvuki i zapakhi. O romane V. Nabokova Mashen'ka," Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie (Moscow), no. 17, 1996, pp. 296-317.

Clancy, Laurie: The Novels of Vladimir Nabokov. London: Macmillan Press, 1984, pp. 21-25

Field, Andrew: Nabokov: His Life in Art. Boston, MA: Little, Brown, 1967

Foster, Jr., John Burt: Memory as Muse: Shifting Points of Reference for Nabokov's Autobiographical Impuls. [Paper delivered at the MLA Annual Meeting, New York, December 1983. Abstract in: The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter (Lawrence, KS), 12, Spring 1984, pp. 41-43]

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

Gordon, David J.: "Some Recent Novels: Connoisseurs of Chaos". The Yale Review (New Haven, CT), 60 (3), Spring 1971, pp. 428-437

Isahaya, Yuichi. "Ganin no kessin -- Mashen'ka no ketsumatsu o megutte." ["Ganin's Decision: about the Denoument of Nabokov's Mary."] In Doshisha daigaku gaikoku bungaku kenkyu [Doshisha Studies in Foreign Literature], 76 (January, 1997) pp. 19-39. In Japanese.

Kinbote, Charles. "Mashen'ka." Zembla, September, 1996.

Laursen, Eric. "Memory in Nabokov's Mary," Russian Review, 1 (January 1996), pp. 55-64.

Lee, L[awrence] L.: Vladimir Nabokov. (Twayne's United States Authors Series, 266). Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1976, pp. 34-38

Levin, Ju.: "Zametki o Masen'ke V.V. Nabokova". Russian Literature (Amsterdam), 18 (1), 1985, pp. 31-42

Long, Michael: Marvell, Nabokov: Childhood and Arcadia. Oxford University Press (London), 1984, pp. 23-26

Nakata, Akiko. "Repetition and Ambiguity in Mary" (in Japanese). Chubu American Literature (The American Literature Society of Japan, Chubu Branch), 2 (1999), pp. 31-45.

Nakata, Akiko. "Repetition and Ambiguity: Reconsidering Mary." (Updated version in English of the previous entry.) Zembla, 8/12/05.

Nakata, Akiko. "Angels on the Planks: The Workmen in the Two Scenes in Mary." The Nabokovian, Spring 1999, 42, 25-26.

Naumann, Marina: "The Poetry of Nabokov's Prose: Mashenka Revisited". Melbourne Slavonic Studies (Melbourne), 13, 1978, pp. 71-81

Nicol, Charles: "Advice to the Emigration: Didacticism in Mary and Glory". [Paper delivered at the Annual Meeting of AATSEEL, December 1983. Abstract in: Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter (Lawrence, KS), 13, Fall 1984, p. 18-19]

O'Hara, J.D.: "The Tamara Theme". [Paper presented at the meeting of the Nabokov Society, Houston, December 29, 1980]

Osorgin, Mikhail: [Review of Mashenka]. Sovremennye Zapiski (Paris), 28, 1926, pp. 474-476. Reprinted in: Critical Essays on Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Phyllis A. Roth). Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1984, pp. 43-45

Parker, Stephen Jan: Understanding Nabokov. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1987, pp. 27-32

Roth, Phyllis A.: Lunatics, Lovers, and a Poet: A Study od Doubling and the Doppelgänger in the Novels of Nabokov. University of Connecticut, Ph.D. 1972

Shipe, Timothy: "Nabokov's Metanovel". (Paper presented at the meeting of the Nabokov Society, Houston, 29 December, 1980)

Sicker, P.: "Practicing Nostalgia: Time and Memory in Nabokov's Early Russian Fiction". Studies in Twentieth Century Literature (Manhattan, KS), 11 (2), 1987, pp. 253-270

Slonim, Marc: "An Early Act of Memory and Imagination". New York Times Book Review, 25 October 1970, pp. 4, 66

Struve, Gleb: [Review of Mashen'ka]. Vozrozhdenie (Paris), 1 April 1926, p. 3

Struve, Gleb: [On Sirin]. Slavonic and East European Review, 1934, pp. 436-444. Reprinted in: Nabokov: The Critical Heritage (ed. Norman Page). London, England: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1982, pp. 47-56

Struve, Gleb: "Notes on Nabokov as a Russian Writer". Wisconsin Studies in Contemporary Literature (Madison, WI), 8 (2), Spring 1967, pp. 153-164

Struve, Gleb: "Nabokov's Mashen'ka". Times Literary Supplement (London), 16 April 1971, p. 449

Tiedeken, Richard: Memory Pattern as Thematic Idea and Structural Principle in the Autobiographical and Selected Fictional Prose of Vladimir Nabokov. Cornell University, Ph.D. 1977

Toker, Leona: "Ganin in Mary-Land: A Retrospect on Nabokov's First Novel". Canadian-American Slavic Studies (Vancouver, British Columbia), 19 (3), Fall 1985, pp. 306-313

Toker, Leona: Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1989. Slightly revised version of the previous entry, and reprinted as "Mary: 'Without Any Passport'" in Zembla, October 1996.

Urban, Thomas: "Berlin, Zuflucht russischer Literaten: Vladislav Chodasevic, Vladimir Nabokov, Nikolaj El'jasev". In: West-Östliche Spiegelungen (ed. Lew Kopelew), Reihe B, Sonderband Deutsche und Deutschland in der russischen Lyrik des 20. Jahrhunderts. München: Fink, 1988, pp. 59-93

Williams, Robert C.: "Memory's Defense: The Real Life of Vladimir Nabokov's Berlin". The Yale Review (New Haven, CT), 60 (2), Winter 1971, pp. 241-250

Zimmer, Dieter E.: "Mary". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 346-358

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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