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Author Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977, author.

Title Insomniac dreams : experiments with time / by Vladimir Nabokov ; compiled, edited, & with commentaries by Gennady Barabtarlo.

Publication Info. Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    891.73 Nabokov,V NAB    Available
Description xiv, 202 pages : illustrations, facsimiles ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-198) and indexes.
Contents Chronic condition. Dream, memory ; Dunne and his theory ; Nabokov's experiment -- Dreamer's log -- More dreams. Prior to the experiment ; After the experiment ; In letters to wife ; In the book of memoirs -- The art of dreaming. Professional ; Doom ; Daytime impressions ; Memories of the remote past ; Precognitive ; Erotic ; Nested ; Life is a dream ; Oneitic realism ; Father ; Insomnia -- Artistic time. Two prime mysteries ; The Montreux novels ; Boomeranging time ; Clarity of vision ; Conclusion.
Summary First publication of an index-card diary in which Nabokov recorded sixty-four dreams and subsequent daytime episodes, allowing the reader a glimpse of his innermost life.
Subject Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 -- Diaries.
Dreams in literature.
Time in literature.
Added Author Barabtarlo, Gennady, 1949- compiler, editor, writer of supplementary textual content.
ISBN 9780691167947

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