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

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Otchayanie/Despair

Anemone, Tony. "Nabokov's Despair and the Criminal Imagination." In Simon Karlinsky, James Lee Rice, & Barry Scherr, eds. O Rus! Studia litteraria slavica in Honorem Hugh McLean (Oakland: Berkeley Slavic Specialties, 1995), pp. 753-55.

Arana, R. Victoria. "'The Line Down the Middle' in Autobiography: Critical Implications of the Quest for the Self." In Crook, Eugene J. (ed.), Fearful Symmetry: Doubles and Doubling in Literature and Film (Tallahassee: University Press of Florida, 1982), pp. 125-137.

Carroll, William C.: "The Cartesian Nightmare of Despair". In: Nabokov's Fifth Arc (ed. J.E. Rivers, Charles Nicol). Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1982, pp. 82-104

Chouard, Géraldine. "La Méprise: mirages de la désespéance." Q/W/E/R/T/Y, 5 (Oct. 1995), pp. 259-268.

Connolly, Julian W.: "The Function of Literary Allusion in Nabokov's Despair". Slavic and East European Journal (Madison, MD), 26, 1982, pp. 302-313

Connolly, Julian W. "Dostoevsky and Vladimir Nabokov: The Case of Despair." In A. Ugrinsky and V. Ozolins eds., Dostoevsky and the Human Condition After a Century (New York, 1986), pp. 155-162.

Cornwell, Neil. "Notes on the Fantastic/Gothic Elements in Nabokov's Despair," in Neo-Formalist Papers: Contributions to the Silver Jubilee Conference to Mark 25 Years of the Neo-Formalist Circle, ed. Joe Andrew and Robert Reid (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998), pp. 168-180.

Couturier, Maurice. "Dédoublement et doublures dans Despair," in Le Double, l'ombre, le reflet, Déborah Léevy-Bertherat, ed. Paris: Opéra Editions, 1996.

Davydov, Sergej: "Despair". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 88-101

Dolinin, Alexander. "The Caning of Modernist Profaners: Parody in Despair," in Cycnos, v. 12, no. 2, 1995, pp. 43-54. (An expanded version of this essay is available in Zembla.)

Dolinin, Alexander. "Nabokov, Dostoevsky, and 'Dostoevskyness'." Russian Studies in Literature: A Journal of Translations, Rochester, NY. 1999 Fall; 35(4): pp. 42-60.

Green, Geoffrey. "Doubling and the Despair of Artistic Creation: Nabokov's Version of Freud's 'Splitting of the Ego'." In Pereira, Frederico (ed.), Eighth International Conference on Literature and Psychoanalysis (Lisbon: Inst. Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, 1992), pp. 149-152.

Kimney, John: "The Three Voices of Nabokov's Despair". Russian Language Journal, 34 (119), 1980, pp. 101-108

Mel'nikov, N. "Kriminal'nyi shedevre Vladimira Nabokova Otchaianie," Volshebnaia gora, no. 2, 1994.

Overmeer, Roelof. "Du Jah au 'je' errant: Le Désespoir du Despair de Vladimir Nabokov." Etudes de Lettres (Lausanne-Dorigny, Switzerland), 1988, 4, pp. 59-67.

Proffer, Carl R.: "From Otchaianie to Despair". Slavic Review (New York), 27, 1968, pp. 258-267

Rosenfeld, Claire: "Despair and the Lust for Immortality". In: Nabokov: The Man and His Work (ed. L.S. Dembo). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967, pp. 66-84

Ruppert, Peter. "Fassbinder's Despair: Hermann Hermann through the Looking Glass." Post-Script: Essay in Film and the Humanities (Commerce, TX), Winter 1984, 3:2, pp. 48-64.

Sartre, Jean-Paul: "Vladimir Nabokov: La Méprise". In: Situations I, Paris: Gallimard, 1947, pp. 58-61

Schapira, Marie-Claude. "Le 'faux-double' dans La Méprise." Q/W/E/R/T/Y, 5 (Oct. 1995), pp. 279-284.

Schuman, Sam. "'Despair and Die': A Note on Nabokov and Shakespeare's Tragedies." Notes on Contemporary Literature (Carrollton, GA), Jan. 1982, 12:1, pp. 11-12.

Smock, Ann. "Mistaken Identities. Nabokov. Despair." In Ann Smock, Double Dealing (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1985), pp. 45-70.

Suagee, Stephen: "An Artist's Memory Beats All Other Kind: An Essay on Despair". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 54-62

Sweeney, Susan Elizabeth. "'Subject-Cases' and 'Book-Cases': Impostures and Forgeries from Poe to Auster." In Detecting Texts: The Metaphysical Detective Story from Poe to Postmodernism, eds. Patricia Merivale and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney (Philadelphia, Pa.: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999).

Troubetzkoy, Wladimir. "Vladimir Nabokov's Despair: The Reader as 'April's Fool.'" Cycnos, v. 12, no.2, 1995, pp. 55-62.

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