Tuesday, 28 December
163. Nabokov and Politics
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Grand Ballroom Salon K, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the International Vladimir Nabokov Society
Presiding: Corinne Laura Scheiner, Colorado Coll.
1. “The Real Politics of Sebastian Knight,” James J. Marino, Stanford Univ.
2. “Vladimir Nabokov and Sergei Hessen: Liberalism as Personal Impenetrability,” Dana Luiza Dragunoiu, Concordia Univ.
3. “‘Obscenity Must Be Mated with Banality’: Power and Perversion in the Suburban Landscape of Lolita,” Andrew S. Reynolds, Univ. of Florida
4. “Pale Fire and Cold War Politics,” Steven Belletto, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison