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Lectures on Russian Literature
Lectures on Russian Literature | Vladimir Nabokov
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The author s observations on the great nineteenth-century Russian writers-Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Gorky, Tolstoy, and Turgenev. This volume... never once fails to instruct and stimulate. This is a great Russian talking of great Russians (Anthony Burgess). Edited and with an Introduction by Fredson Bowers; illustrations."
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Starting my summer tbr !!

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Lectures on Russian literature | Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, Fredson Bowers

The color of one's creed, neckties, eyes, thoughts, manners, speech, is sure to meet somewhere in time of space with a fatal objection from a mob that hates that particular tone. And the more brilliant, the more unusual the man, the nearer he is to the stake. Stranger always rhymes with danger. The meek prophet, the enchanter in his cave, the indignant artist, the nonconforming little schoolboy, all share in the same sacred danger...

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Coffee date with Mr. Nabokov.

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