Wilson Center Experts

Gavriel Shapiro

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Associate Professor, Cornell University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Nabokov and the Pictorial
Term:
Apr 01, 2002
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May 01, 2002

Project Summary

Nabokov’s oeuvre in relation to painting, to examine some techniques and devices which Nabokov apparently acquired during his early painterly training and to unravel pictorial subtexts in his works. Supports Shapiro’s book Vladimir Nabokov and the Pictoral.