The Resource Pale fire, Vladimir Nabokov

Pale fire, Vladimir Nabokov

Label
Pale fire
Title
Pale fire
Statement of responsibility
Vladimir Nabokov
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An ingeniously constructed parody of detective fiction and learned commentary, 'Pale Fire' offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures, at the center of which is a 999-line poem written by the literary genius John Shade just before his death. Surrounding the poem is a foreward and commentary by the demented scholar Charles Kinbote, who interweaves adoring literary analysis with the fantastical tale of an assassin from the land of Zembla in pursuit of a deposed king. Brilliantly constructed and wildly inventive, this darkly witty novel of suspense, literary one-upmanship, and political intrigue achieves that rarest of things in literature -- perfect tragicomic balance."
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1977
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3527.A15
LC item number
P3 1992
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Everyman's library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Experimental fiction
Label
Pale fire, Vladimir Nabokov
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xix) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Pale fire, a poem in four cantos -- Commentary -- Index
Control code
ocm24467494
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780679410775
Lccn
91053217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24467494
Label
Pale fire, Vladimir Nabokov
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. xix) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword -- Pale fire, a poem in four cantos -- Commentary -- Index
Control code
ocm24467494
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780679410775
Lccn
91053217
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24467494

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