Vladimir Nabokov
#161 Overall Influence

Vladimir Nabokov

Russian-American novelist, lepidopterist, professor


Why is this person notable and influential?

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov , also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin , was a Russian and American novelist, poet, translator and entomologist. His first nine novels were written in Russian , but he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose. Nabokov became an American citizen in 1945.
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What schools is this person affiliated with?
Wellesley College
Wellesley College

Private women's liberal arts college in Massachusetts

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Cornell University
Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

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University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Terra Incognita
  • Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
  • Lectures on Don Quixote
  • Details of a Sunset
  • Invitation to a Beheading
  • Spring in Fialta and other stories
  • A Matter of Chance
  • Lolita
  • The Original of Laura
  • Lectures on Literature
  • Pnin
  • Lectures on Russian Literature
  • Look at the Harlequins!
  • Poems and Problems
  • The Defense
  • Glory
  • The Man from the USSR and Other Plays
  • Speak, Memory
  • The Enchanter
  • The Tragedy of Mister Morn
  • The Eye
  • Transparent Things
  • Laughter in the Dark
  • Almanac: Two Paths
  • Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stories
  • The Gift
  • Śmierć (dramat)
  • The Waltz Invention
  • Nabokov's Congeries
  • Pale Fire
  • Other Shores
  • Bend Sinister
  • King, Queen, Knave
  • The Eye
  • Mary
  • The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov
  • Carrousel
  • Cloud, Castle, Lake
  • Details of a Sunset and Other Stories
  • The Return of Chorb
  • Despair
  • A Russian Beauty and Other Stories
  • The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

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#40 World Rank
#295 World Rank