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Lecture: Nabokov and Keats

Truth, Beauty — and Violence: Vladimir Nabokov, John Keats, and the Unmentionable. Thurs, April 11, HSS 51, 4:00-5:00pm. Dr. Stanislav Shvabrin (UNC Chapel Hill) A student of the dialogic dimension of literary translation, Stanislav Shvabrin will discuss the ways in which Vladimir Nabokov’s depiction of sexual violence in Lolita (1955) evinces Nabokov’s debt to his interlocutor John Keats. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures and the Department of English

Thursday, April 11 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Humanities and Social Sciences Building, 51
1115 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996

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General Public, Current Students, Faculty & Staff




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Stephen Blackwell

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