Vla·di·mir Vla·di·mi·ro·vich [vlad-uh-meer vlad-uh-meer-uh-vich; Russian vluh-dyee-myirvluh-dyee-myi-ruh-vyich], /ˈvlæd əˌmɪər ˌvlæd əˈmɪər ə vɪtʃ; Russian vlʌˈdyi myɪr vlʌˈdyi myɪ rə vyɪtʃ/, 1899–1977, U.S. novelist, short-story writer, and poet, born in Russia.
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How to use Nabokov in a sentence
Alongside Nabokov scholars, Loftus scrutinizes the work, its many onscreen adaptations and Nabokov’s fascinating life story.
Hard to believe, but after all this time as Lolita, Monica Lewinski takes one (albeit not giant) leap toward Nabokov.
But the truth was I had written what I thought was a comic novel, composed under the spell of Despair, an early Nabokov.
Pope, Wharton, Nabokov, and Updike, to name only a handful, fail to register at all.John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature | Malcolm Forbes | November 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fitzgerald, Nabokov, Huxley, and the rest of them failed in Hollywood for a variety of reasons.‘The Counselor’ & How Cormac McCarthy Beat the Hollywood Curse | Andrew Romano | October 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The stage directions title him “The Butterfly Hunter” and then identify him: “His name is Vladimir Nabokov.”‘The Counselor’ & How Cormac McCarthy Beat the Hollywood Curse | Andrew Romano | October 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for Nabokov
Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1899–1977, US novelist, born in Russia. His works include Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada (1969)
- Nabokovian (ˌnæbəˈkəʊvɪən), adjective
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