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Sarah Sanislo Kingston
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The Art of Deception in Nabokov’s Ada, or Ardor

40th Anniversary Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Feb. 26 - March 1, 2009
Hyatt Regency, Boston, Massachusetts

Vladimir Nabokov’s novel Ada involves authorial deception on multiple
levels. Nabokov believed that the job of the author was not to portray
reality, but to create it, and that is what both he and his protagonist,
Van Veen, do in Ada. Papers discussing the author’s role in the
relationship between art and reality in Ada will be considered. Please
send submissions (as MSWord attachments) to Sarah Kingston,

Deadline: September 15, 2008

Please include with your abstract:

Name and Affiliation
Email Address
Postal Address
Telephone Number
A/V requirements (if any; $10 handling fee)

The complete Call for Papers fort eh 2009 Convention will be posted in
Interested participants may submit abstracts to more than one NeMLA
panel; however, panelists can only present one paper. Convention
participants may present a paper at a panel or seminar and also present
at a creative session or participate in a roundtable.

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