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Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Geniusav Kurt JohnsonDuring the 1940s Vladimir Nabokov was an acknowldged experts in Blues, a diverse group of Latin American butterflies. This book, which is part biography, explores the worldwide crisis in biodiversity and the place of butterflies in Nabokov's fiction.
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Fler böcker av Kurt Johnson
Kurt Johnson, Ph.D. (New York, NY) is a widely published lepidopterist and a foremost expert on Vladimir Nabokovs lepidoptery. It was during his 15-year association with the American Museum of Natural History, in New York City, that he and his colleagues took up the research on Blues where Nabokov left off.
Kurt Johnson, Ph.D. (New York, NY) is a widely published lepidopterist and a foremost expert on Steve Coates (New York, NY) is an editor at The New York Times and the author of numerous articles and reviews on cultural topics for the Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Part I: The Aurelian.
Chapter 1: The Most Famous Lepidopterist in the World.
Chapter 2: A Tricky Subject.
Chapter 3: A Legendary Land.
Chapter 4: Lumpers and Splitters.
Chapter 5: A Life in Lepidoptery.
Part II: The Searchers.
Chapter 6: Scientists and Strategy.
Chapter 7: The Incorrigible Continent.
Chapter 8: The Vertical Landscape.
Chapter 9: Finding the Frontiers.
Chapter 10: Dancing with Fire.
Part III: Nabokov's Blues.
Chapter 11: The Code.
Chapter 12: The Race to Name Nabokov's Blues.
Chapter 13: Literature and Lepidoptera.
Chapter 14: Darwin's Finches - Nabokov's Blues.