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Pale Fire: A Poem in Four Cantos by John Shade

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ISBN13: 9781584234319
ISBN10: 1584234318
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Many think Pale Fire Vladimir Nabokov's greatest novel. At its heart beats the 999-line poem, Pale Fire, penned by the distinguished American poet John Shade. This first-ever facsimile edition of the poem shows it to be not just a fictional device but a masterpiece of American poetry, albeit by an invented persona — the greatest of invented poets, according to Nabokov's own accurate evaluation.

This attractive box contains two booklets, the poem Pale Fire in a handsome pocket edition and the book of essays by renowned Nabokov authority Brian Boyd and poet R.S. Gwynn, as well as facsimiles of the index cards that John Shade (like his maker, Nabokov) used for composing his poem, printed exactly as Vladimir Nabokov described them. Artist Jean Holabird, who conceived the project, illustrates key details of the poem's pattern and pathos.

40 Pages in Book 1 Pale Fire, 48 Pages in Book 2 Pale Fire Reflections, 80 Index Cards

2 Paperback Books in a deluxe box

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red admiral, January 1, 2013 (view all comments by red admiral)
By far my favorite book. I've read about twenty books since I've finished this one, some great ones too, but there's no erasing this one from my mind.

This is one of those books you shouldn't read too much about beforehand. Because of that, the descriptions of the book tend to be pretty dry, but don't let that deter you.
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ISBN:
9781584234319
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Publisher:
Gingko Press
Editor:
Boyd, Brian
Author:
Gwynn, R. S.
Subject:
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Publication Date:
20111031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y

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"Synopsis" by , Many think Pale Fire Vladimir Nabokov's greatest novel. At its heart beats the 999-line poem, Pale Fire, penned by the distinguished American poet John Shade. This first-ever facsimile edition of the poem shows it to be not just a fictional device but a masterpiece of American poetry, albeit by an invented persona — the greatest of invented poets, according to Nabokov's own accurate evaluation.

This attractive box contains two booklets, the poem Pale Fire in a handsome pocket edition and the book of essays by renowned Nabokov authority Brian Boyd and poet R.S. Gwynn, as well as facsimiles of the index cards that John Shade (like his maker, Nabokov) used for composing his poem, printed exactly as Vladimir Nabokov described them. Artist Jean Holabird, who conceived the project, illustrates key details of the poem's pattern and pathos.

40 Pages in Book 1 Pale Fire, 48 Pages in Book 2 Pale Fire Reflections, 80 Index Cards

2 Paperback Books in a deluxe box

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