Titolo: Nabokov's Butterflies: Unpublished and ...
Casa editrice: U.S.A.: Beacon Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2000
Condizione libro: As New
Condizione sovraccoperta: As New
Edizione: 1st Edition
Science biography. 2000. Cloth (7 x 9 in), like new (like new dj), 782pp, 16 pp of color figures and photos. Biographical treatment of Vladimir Nabokov's work on blue (Lycaenidae) butterflies, and his writings related to this. Condition like new (dj has slight wear on upper backside). Codice inventario libreria 81-0298LS
Riassunto: Newly translated works by Nabokov on the twin passions of his life, literature and lepidoptera. A rich array of never-before-seen Nabokovia: novels, stories, poems, autobiography, interviews, diaries, and more, plus scientific and fanciful drawings by Nabokov and photographs of him in the field. The text--the richest and most varied assemblage of Nabokov's writing's available--is arranged chronologically and introduced by Brian Boyd and Robert Michael Pyle
Robert Michael Pyle is the author of fourteen books, including
Chasing Monarchs, Where Bigfoot Walks, and Wintergreen, which
won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a
Guggenheim Fellow, he is a full-time writer living in southwestern
Brian Boyd is the highly acclaimed author of the two-volume biography of Vladimir Nabokov. He is a Professor of English at the University of Auckland, and the author of a number of books, among them a forthcoming biography of Karl Popper.
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