Meaning of Nabokov, Vladimir in English:

Nabokov, Vladimir

Pronunciation /ˈnabəkɒf/

proper noun

  • (1899–1977), Russian-born US novelist and poet; full name Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov. He is best known for Lolita (1955), his novel about a middle-aged man's obsession with a twelve-year-old girl. Other notable works: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (1941), Pale Fire (1962), and Ada: A Family Chronicle (1969).