Nabokov's "Invitation to a Beheading"

Paper Text – $22.95

ISBN 978-0-8101-1271-1
Publication Date
September 1997
Page Count
193 pages
Trim Size
5 1/2 x 8 1/2

Nabokov's "Invitation to a Beheading"

A Critical Companion
Julian Connolly

Julian W. Connolly's companion to Vladimir Nabokov's Invitation to a Beheading includes a general introduction discussing the work in the context of Nabokov's oeuvre as well as its place within the Russian literary tradition. Also included are primary sources and other background materials, as well as discussions of the work by leading scholars and an annotated bibliography. Combining the highest order of scholarship with accessibility, this critical companion illuminates a great work of literature, and will enhance is appreciation by both teachers and students.

About the Author

Julian W. Connolly is Professor and Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia, USA. He has taught university courses on Dostoevsky for over twenty years