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The Return of Chorb

The Return of Chorb

by Vladimir Nabokov

Analysis: Allusions

When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.

Literature, Philosophy, and Mythology

Orpheus (33)

Historical References

Paul Kruger (1)

Pop Culture

Richard Wagner, Parsifal (1, 10)

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