Nabokovian
adjective see Nabokov

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nabokovian — /nab euh koh vee euhn/, adj. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or resembling the literary style of Vladimir Nabokov: a sly, Nabokovian sense of the absurd. [1955 60; NABOKOV + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Nabokovian — adjective Of or pertaining to (1899 1977) or his writings, characterised by a lush descriptive style and intricate wordplay. See Also: Nabokovesque …   Wiktionary

  • nabokovian — nab·o·kov·ian …   English syllables

  • nabokovian — ˌnabəˈkōvēən, ˈkȯv , ˈkȯfēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov died 1977 American (Russ. born) novelist & poet + English ian : of, relating to, or suggestive of Vladimir Nabokov or his writings …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Look at the Harlequins! — is a novel written by Vladimir Nabokov, first published in 1974. The work was Nabokov s final published novel before his death in 1977.Plot summary Look At The Harlequins! is a fictional autobiography narrated by Vadim Vadimovich N. (VV), a… …   Wikipedia

  • Nabokov — biographical name Vladimir Vladimirovich 1899 1977 American (Russian born) novelist & poet • Nabokovian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Pale Fire — Infobox Book name = Pale Fire image caption = First US edition of Pale Fire author = Vladimir Nabokov country = United States language = English genre = publisher = G. P. Putnam s Sons release date = 1962 (corrected edition first published by… …   Wikipedia

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