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Holabird, Jean

Overview
Works: 5 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 329 library holdings
Genres: Experimental fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Catalogs  Art  Illustrated works  Novels  Biography  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3527.A15, 813
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jean Holabird
 
Most widely held works by Jean Holabird
Vladimir Nabokov : AlphaBet in Color by Jean Holabird( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vladimir Nabokov saw rich colors in letters and sounds and noted the deficiency of color in literature, praising Gogol as the first Russian writer to truly appreciate yellow and violet. He saw q as browner than k, and s as not the light blue of c, but a curious mixture of azure and mother-of-pearl. For anyone who has ever wondered how the colors Nabokov heard might manifest themselves visually, Alphabet in Color is a remarkable journey of discovery. Jean Holabird's interpretation of the colored alphabets of one of the twentieth century's literary greats is a revelation. The book masterfully brings to life the charming and vibrant synesthetic colored letters that until now existed only in Nabokov's mind. In Alphabet in Color Jean Holabird's grasp of form and space blends perfectly with Nabokov's idea that a subtle interaction exists between sound and shape. In his playful foreword, Brian Boyd, "the prince of Nabokovians", points out that an important part of "Nabokov's passion for precision was his passion for color."
Pale fire : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures in a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade
Out of the ruins : a New York record : Lower Manhattan, autumn 2001 by Jean Holabird( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of the Ruins is a collection of paintings acc ompanied by fragments from works of literature by Milton, Shelley, Eliot, Seamus Heaney, Frank O'Hara and more
Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material by Jean Holabird( )

in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pale fire : a poem in four cantos by John Shade by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.05 for Pale fire ... to 0.90 for Artist fil ...)

Vladimir Nabokov : AlphaBet in Color
Languages
English (13)

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Pale fire : a novelOut of the ruins : a New York record : Lower Manhattan, autumn 2001