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Transparent things

Vladimir Nabokov

Transparent things

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Widowers -- United States -- Fiction.,
  • Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVladimir Nabokov.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesMcGraw-Hill paperbacks
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p. ;
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18197353M
    ISBN 100070456992
    OCLC/WorldCa9071666

    The way that an object reflects light is divided into three groups: transparent, translucent and opaque. An example of an opaque object is an apple. When we look at an apple, the color reflected is red. This is because all of the other colors in the light spectrum are absorbed by the apple. When we see white objects, that means that all of the.


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Inspired by a passage in Vladmir Nabokov’s Transparent Things (), and also compiled as a future love letter to The Material Collective, the essays collected here play with the transparency of pedagogy, scholarship, and writing, as well as with objects that can be seen through, such as crystals and stained Nabokov wrote, When we concentrate on a material object, whatever its.

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All transparent things need. Dana Roeser’s most recent book, The Theme of Tonight’s Party Has Been Changed (University of Massachusetts Press, ), won the Juniper Prize. Transparent Things () is one of Vladimir Nabokov’s final novels, and a slim volume that covers many of the author’s preoccupations in literature and beyond.

Hugh Person, a somnambulant editor, is the novel’s protagonist, whose life is narrated by an ethereal presence – the ghost of a novelist known only as R.

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Nabokov once remarked that his true cher lecteur would be "a little Nabokov"; it will only be the little Nabokov who will enjoy (and find familiar comfort in) the Nabokovisms which this slight novella so fully illustrates: the theme, to start with, those transparent things "through which the past shines" and once again memory speaks; the language full of those "nobiliary particles" and.

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