Publisher: Knopf; 1St Edition edition (May 29, 2012)
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even though we all know Vladimir Nabokov as an excellent novelist, his past love used to be poetry. This landmark assortment brings jointly the easiest of his verse, together with many items that experience by no means prior to seemed in English. These poems span the total of Nabokov’s profession, from the newly came upon “Music,” written in 1914, to the quick, playful “To Véra,” composed in 1974. Many are newly translated by way of Dmitri Nabokov, together with The collage Poem, a gleaming novel in verse modeled on Pushkin’s Eugene Onegin that constitutes an important new addition to Nabokov’s oeuvre. incorporated too are such poems as “Lilith”, an early paintings which broaches the taboo subject matter revisited approximately 40 years later in Lolita, and “An night of Russian Poetry”, a masterpiece within which Nabokov movingly mourns his misplaced language within the guise of a versified lecture on Russian brought to university ladies. the themes variety from the Russian Revolution to the yankee fridge, taking in at the approach lodge rooms, butterflies, ice-skating, love, hope, exile, loneliness, language, and poetry itself; and the poet whirls quickly among the brilliantly painted points of his genius, donning mask which are, by means of turns, gentle, demonic, honest, self-parodying, shamanic, visionary, and ingeniously family.
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