Wilson Center Experts

Stephen Blackwell

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Wilson Center Project(s):
Nabokov and the Reading Culture of the Emigration: 1920 - 1940
Sep 01, 1993
Oct 01, 1993

Project Summary

The literary life of the Russian emigration, 1920-2940, and particularly in its capacity as a background for the Russian works of Vladimir Nabokov. Theme and theory of reading in its development as a structuring presence within Nabokov Russian novels. Extensive reading and indexing of the materials published in literary journals of the Russian emigration.