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The Quill and the Scalpel

Nabokov's Art and the Worlds of Science

The Quill and the Scalpel( )
Author: Blackwell, Stephen H.
ISBN:978-0-8142-1099-4
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Ohio State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $73.95
Book Description:

Most famous as a literary artist, Vladimir Nabokov was also a professional biologist and a lifelong student of science. By exploring the refractions of physics, psychology, and biology within his art and thought, The Quill and the Scalpel: Nabokov's Art and the Worlds of Science,by Stephen H. Blackwell, demonstrates how aesthetic sensibilities contributed to Nabokov's scientific work, and how his scientific passions shape, inform, and permeate his fictions....
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Russian & Former Soviet Union
Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches



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