Monday, August 2, 2021

Swiss archive of Vladimir Nabokov is moved to Russia

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The author Vladimir Nabokov's archive became delivered to the Institute of Russian Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Pushkin condo in St. Petersburg, in keeping with the website of the 12 months of Literature. Head of the Pushkin house Valentin Golovin has expressed gratitude to all employees of the institute for the swift and correct work.

The Pushkin house has suggested that the united states, Swiss and French colleagues may be invited to take half in the tutorial council. the first presentation of Nabokov archive should be timed to coincide with the council.

300 boxes with files, books, personal assets have arrived to Russia.  The archive unites 5 collections. the primary includes manuscripts and files, the 2nd comprises pictures, video clips and audio recordings. The third one consists of memorial gadgets, the fourth includes the works of art. The fifth items the creator's library and copies of numerous variations of his works in distinct languages. 

previously, the author's family archive changed into stored in Montreux, Switzerland. it is regular that the archive unites more than ten thousand objects. Nabokov examine room, observed in the Pushkin apartment in St. Petersburg will receive or not it's first company no sooner than 2022. 

Russkiy Mir

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