Boyd, Brian (David)

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BOYD, Brian (David)

BOYD, Brian (David). New Zealander (born Northern Ireland), b. 1952. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, junior lecturer, 1974; University of Auckland, New Zealand, postdoctoral fellow, 1979-80, lecturer, 1980-85, senior lecturer, 1986-91, associate professor, 1992-98, professor, 1998-2001, University Distinguished Professor, 2001-. Universite de Nice-Sophia Antipolis, visiting professor, 1994-95; Nabokov Museum, visiting professor, 2002. Publications: Nabokov's Ada: The Place of Consciousness (criticism), 1985, 2nd ed., 2001; Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years (biography), 1990; Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years (biography), 1991; (ed.) Nabokov: Novels and Memoirs, 1941-1951, 1996; Nabokov: Novels 1955-1962, 1996; Nabokov: Novels 1969-1974, 1996; The Presents of the Past: Literature in English before 1900 (anthology/textbook), 1998; Nabokov's Pale Fire: The Magic of Artistic Discovery, 1999; (ed. with R.M. Pyle) Nabokov's Butterflies, 2000. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of English, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1, New Zealand.