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

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Pnin

Alberich, Enrique. "Un viaje hacia el romanticismo negro." Quimera: Revista de Literatura (Barcelona, Spain), n.d., 77, pp. 28-32. [Compares Pnin and Speak, Memory to Cabrera Infante's La Habana para un Infante difunto.]

Barabtarlo, Gennady. Vladimir Nabokov's Pnin Annotated. Ph.D., 1986. Barabtarlo, Gennady. "Calendar in Pnin." The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter, Spring 1984, 12, pp. 44-50.

Barabtarlo, Gennady. "Beautiful Soup: Psychiatric Testing in Pnin." The Nabokovian, Spring 1988, 20, pp. 36-44.

Barabtarlo, Gennady: Phantom of Fact: A Guide to Nabokov's Pnin. Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1989

Barabtarlo, Gennady: "Pnin". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 599-608

Barabtarlo, Gennady. "A Resolved Discord (Pnin)," Zembla, June 7, 2001. (Originally appeared in the author's Aerial View: Essays on Nabokov's Art and Metaphysics [New York: Peter Lang, 1993].)

Bell, L. Michael. "A Pninian Incident and an Item of Harvard Folklore." Journal of Modern Literature (Philadelphia, PA), July 1986, 13:2, pp. 321-325.

Bezrodnyi, Mikhail. "Suprugi Komarovy: Zametki na polakh Pnina." Cahiers du Monde Russe (Montrouge, France), Oct.-Dec. 1990, 31:4, pp. 625-628.

Bouchet, Marie C. “Migrations of Signifiers in Lolita and Pnin, or The Two Faces of Vladimir Nabokov’s Exile”, in Exils, migrations, créations, M. Gibault (éd.), Paris : Indigo, 2008.

Cannon, Diane. Pnin: A Study in Narrative Voice. Ph.D., 1986.

Chenoweth, Michael. "Green Eggs and Ham." The Nabokovian, Spring 1992, 28, pp. 56-57.

Chupin, Yannicke. "L’écrivain déplacé dans Lolita et Pnin de Vladimir Nabokov." La Revue LISA / LISA e-journal. Volume VII – n°2/ 2009, pp. 84-103.

Churchill, John: "Lethean and Fenugreek: Fictitious Language in Nabokov's Pnin". A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and reviews ANQ (?), 3 (1), pp. 20-23

Cohen, Hazel. "Nabokov's Pnin: A Character in Flight from His Author." English Studies in Africa (Johannesburg, South Africa), 1983, 26:1, pp. 57-71.

Connolly, Julian W. "A Note on the Name 'Pnin'." The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter, Spring 1981, 6, pp. 32-33.

Connolly, Julian W.: "Pnin: The Wonder of Recurrence and Transformation". In: Nabokov's Fifth Arc: Nabokov and Others on His Life's Work (eds. J.E. Rivers, Charles Nicol). Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1982, pp. 195-210

Cowart, David. "Art and Exile: Nabokov's Pnin." Studies in American Fiction (Boston, MA), Autumn 1982, 10:2, pp. 197-207.

Crookes, David Z. "Nabokov's Pnin." Explicator (Washington, DC), Fall 1988, 47:1, pp. 33-34.

Delage-Toriel, Lara. "« A Shadow behind the Heart » : l’étranger au coeur de l’intime dans Pnin de Nabokov." La Revue LISA / LISA e-journal, Volume VII – n°2/ 2009, pp. 130-144.

de Vries, Gerard. "Pnin: Mirrors and Doubles." The Nabokovian, Spring 1987, 18, pp. 54-58.

de Vries, Gerard. "Squirrels." The Nabokovian, Fall 1987, 19, pp. 56-58.

Diment, Galya. "Timofey Pnin, Vladimir Nabokov, and Marc Szeftel." Nabokov Studies #3 (1996), pp. 53-75.

Diment, Galya. Pniniad: Vladimir Nabokov and Marc Szeftel. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1997.

Francia Biasin, Maria Rita. "Pnin: Un intellettuale russo in America." Il Lettore di Provincia (Ravenna, Italy), Sept. 1989, 21:75, pp. 61-73.

Garenfeld, Barbro Christina: Nabokov auf deutsch - eine übersetzungskritische Analyse des Romans Pnin. Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Magisterarbeit (Fachbereich 14, Philologie II) 1986

Garrett-Goodyear, J. H. "'The Rapture of Endless Approximation': The Role of the Narrator in Pnin." Journal of Narrative Technique (Ypsilanti, MI), Fall 1986, 16:3, pp. 192-203.

Gordon, Ambrose, Jr.: "The Double Pnin". In: Nabokov: The Man and His Work (ed. L.S. Dembo). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967, pp. 144-156

Grams, Paul: "Pnin: The Biographer as Meddler". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 193-202

Hales, Corrinne. "The Narrator in Nabokov's Pnin." Russian Literature Triquarterly 22 (1989), pp. 169-181.

Maddox, Lucy: "Pnin". In: Modern Critical Views: Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 143-156

Merrill, Jason. "Whence the Cockerells' Pitcher." The Nabokovian, Spring 1993, 30, pp. 53-55.

Moody, Fred: "At Pnin's Center". Russian Literature TriQuarterly (Ann Arbor, MI), 14, 1976, pp. 70-83

Nakata, Akiko. "Rose and Aquamarine: Liza in Pnin." The Nabokovian, Spring 2002, 48, 15-19.

Nassar, Joseph. "Transformations in Exile: The Multilingual Exploits of Nabokov's Pnin and Kinbote." Visible Language 27, no. 1- 2 (1993), pp. 253-272.

Nicol, Charles D.: "Pnin's History". Novel - A Forum on Fiction (Providence, RI), 4 (3), Spring 1971, pp. 197-208. Also in: Critical Essays on Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Phyllis A. Roth). Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1984, pp. 93-105

Oviedo, Jose Miguel. "Cabrera Infante en el espejo de Nabokov." Quimera: Revista de Literatura (Barcelona, Spain), June 1988, 78-79, pp. 74-81. [Compares Pnin and Speak, Memory to Cabrera Infante's La Habana para un Infante difunto.]

Paunovic, Z. "Gorki osmekh pripovedacha. Pnin Vladimira Nabokova." Letopis Matice srpske (Novi Sad), 1995, knj. 455, sv. 4, pp. 687-709.

Pellerdi, Marta: "Nabokov's Russian Professor: Pnin."
Budapest: Studia Russica XIV-XV, 1991-94, pp. 416-426.

Pimkina, A. "Igrovoi printsip tvorchestva V. V. Nabokova: Na primere romanov 'Zashchita Luzhina' i 'Pnin'," in in Martynov, G. G. (ed.). Peterburgskie chteniia. St. Petersburg, Russia : Dorn, 1999 (Nabokovskii vestnik ; vyp. 4), pp. 135-139.

Richter, David H.: "Narrative Entrapment in Pnin and 'Signs and Symbols'". Papers on Language and Literature PLL (Edwardsville, IL), 20, 1984, pp. 418-430

Rowe, William W[oodin]: "Pnin's Uncanny Looking Glass". In: A Book of Things about Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Carl R. Proffer). Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1974, pp. 182-192

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Two Notes on Pnin." The Nabokovian, Fall 1992, 29, pp. 35-38.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Cornell References in Pnin." The Nabokovian 41 (Fall 1998): 31-34.

Shapiro, Marianne. From the Critic's Workbench: Essays in Literature and Semiotics. New York: Peter Lang, 2005. (Includes a chapter entitled "Notes on Nabokov's Lolita and Pnin.")

Shaw, Alan J. "Nabokov-McCrystal." The Nabokovian, Fall 1992, 29, p. 44.

Toker, Leona: "Pnin: A Story Of Creative Imagination". Delta (Montpellier), 17, Octobre 1983, pp. 61-74

Toker, Leona: "Self-conscious Paralepsis in Vladimir Nabokov's Pnin and 'Recruiting'". Poetics Today (Cambridge, MA) 7, 1986, pp. 459-469

Toker, Leona. "Fact and Fiction in Nabokov's Biography of Abram Gannibal." Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature (Winnipeg, MB, Canada), Summer 1989, 22:3, pp. 43-56.

Zaborowska, Magdalena J. How We Found America: Reading Gender through East European Immigrant Narratives (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995). Includes a chapter on Pnin as an immigrant narrative.

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