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October 2018

Vladimir Nabokov and Translation: A Transatlantic Symposium

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Standing at the crossroads of five languages and a matching number of literary traditions (English, French, German, Italian, and Russian), Vladimir Nabokov experienced translation on a level unattainable to the majority of his predecessors, presaging and influencing our modern understanding of the indispensability of linguistic and cultural interconnection. Nabokov’s entered literature as a translator. He claimed to have retold Mayne Reid’s The Headless Horseman in French alexandrine at eleven, while his adaptation of Romain Rolland’s Colas Breugnon became the most exacting…

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