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Fine Lines: Vladimir Nabokov's Scientific Art

edited by Stephen H. Blackwell & Kurt Johnson
Format
Book
Published
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
Language
English
Variant Title
Vladimir Nabokov's scientific art
ISBN
9780300194555, 0300194552
Contents
  • Anatomical diagrams
  • Introduction
  • Black and white figures
  • Color plates
  • Essays. Drawing with words : the toothwort white and related natural history motifs in Pale fire / Robert Dirig
  • A few notes on Nabokov's childhood entomology / Victor Fet
  • Chance, nature's practical jokes, and the "non-utilitarian delights" of butterfly mimicry / Victoria N. Alexander
  • Nabokov's evolution / James Mallet
  • Fictional realism : scaling the twin peaks of art and science / Dorion Sagan
  • Mountains of detail : on the trail with Nabokov's blues / Lauren K. Lucas, Matthew L. Forister, James A. Fordyce, and Chris C. Nice
  • Nabokov's morphology : an experiment in appropriated terminology / Stephen H. Blackwell
  • Swift and underwing, boulderfield and bog : how Nabokov drew the world from its details / Robert Michael Pyle
  • Enchanted hunting : Lolita and Lolita, Diana and diana / Brian Boyd
  • Nabokov's notes and labels from the Museum of Comparative Zoology : boon for a recondite biographer or data for a serious systematist? / Naomi E. Pierce, Rodney Eastwood, Roger Vila, Andrew Berry, and Thomas Dai
  • Chronology of Nabokov's life.
Description
xiv, 318 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-304) and index.
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