By Samuel Schuman
As a Russian adolescence, Nabokov learn all of Shakespeare, in English. He claimed a shared birthday with the Bard, and a few of his such a lot very popular novels (Lolita, light Fire and Ada) are infused with Shakespeare and Shakespeareanisms. Nabokov makes use of Shakespeare and Shakespeare's works in a shockingly wide array of how, from the main informal references to deep thematic links.
Schuman offers a taxonomy of Nabokov's Shakespeareanisms; a quantitative research of Shakespeare in Nabokov; an exam of Nabokov's Russian works, his early English novels, the non-novelistic writings (poetry, feedback, stories), Nabokov's significant works, and his ultimate novels; and a dialogue of the character of literary relationships and effect.
With a Foreword through Brian Boyd.
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Nabokov's Shakespeare by Samuel Schuman