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Rodgers, Michael

Nabokov and the Question of Morality

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Nabokov’s Morality Play
Michael Rodgers, Susan Elizabeth Sweeney

Part I. Responsible Reading

2. “And So the Password Is—?”: Nabokov and the Ethics of Rereading
Tom Whalen

3. Nabokov and Dostoevsky: Good Writer, Bad Reader?
Julian Connolly

4. The Will to Disempower? Nabokov and His Readers
Michael Rodgers

Part II. Good and Evil

5. Nabokov’s God; God’s Nabokov
Samuel Schuman

6. By Trial and Terror
Gennady Barabtarlo

7. The Aesthetics of Moral Contradiction in Some Early Nabokov Novels
David Rampton

Part III. Agency and Altruism

8. Loving and Giving in Nabokov’s The Gift

Jacqueline Hamrit

9. Kinbote’s Heroism
Laurence Piercy

Part IV. The Ethics of Representation

10. Whether Judgments, Sentences, and Executions Satisfy the Moral Sense in Nabokov
Susan Elizabeth Sweeney

11. The Art of Morality, or on Lolita

Leland Durantaye

12. “Obnoxious Preoccupation with Sex Organs”: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Representing Sex
Elspeth Jajdelska

13. Modern Mimesis
Michael Wood

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Aesthetics, Fiction

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137592217
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-59666-6

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