This book is the first full appraisal of Vladimir Nabokov’s long-neglected contributions as a scientist.
Recognizing Stephen Blackwell for winning the 2013 prize for the Best Scholarly Contribution in the area of Nabokov Studies.
Recognizing Stephen H. Blackwell for the recent publication of his book The Quill and the Scalpel: Nabokov’s Art and the Worlds of Science.
Author: Stephen H. Blackwell
Most famous as a literary artist, Vladimir Nabokov was also a professional biologist and a lifelong student of science. By exploring the refractions of physics, psychology, and biology within his art and thought, this book demonstrates how aesthetic sensibilities contributed to Nabokov’s scientific work.