The eleven contributors to this volume investigate the connections between Nabokov's output and the fields of painting, music, and ballet.
Table of Contents
Series Editor's Foreword, Acknowledgments, Abbreviations, Introduction, Chapter 1: Ada's "Malbrough s'en va-t-en guerre", Chapter 2: Music in the Theater of the Mind: Opera and Vladimir Nabokov, Chapter 3: Resonances of Popular Music in Lolita, Pale Fire, and Ada, Chapter 4: The Quest for a Natural Melody in the Fiction of Vladimir Nabokov, Chapter 5: Vladimir Nabokpv's Invitation to a Beheading and Igor Stravinsky's Petrushka, Chapter 6: "Ballet Attitudes": Nabokov's Lolita and Petipa's The Sleeping Beauty, Chapter 7: Pninian Performatives, Chapter 8: Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock and Vladimir Nabokov's Pale Fire, Chapter 9: European Art: A Framing Device?, Chapter 10: Nabokov and Comic Art, Chapter 11: Nabokov's Painted Parchments, Bibliography, Contributors
"...Nabakov scholars...will find it indispensible." -- Choice