Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
384
Utgivningsdatum
2001-03-01
Upplaga
New e.
Förlag
McGraw-Hill Education
Medarbetare
Coates, Steve
Illustrationer
Ill.
Dimensioner
229 x 153 x 29 mm
Vikt
563 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
2:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780071373302
Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius (häftad)

Nabokov's Blues: The Scientific Odyssey of a Literary Genius

Häftad Engelska, 2001-03-01
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During 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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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.

Innehållsförteckning

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.