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As it charts the hypnotized progress of Humbert Humbert, a hypercivilized and amoral European emigre, into the orbit of a treacherously lovely and utterly unimpressionable preteen, Lolita: A Screenplay gleefully demolishes a host of stereotypes - sexual, moral, and aesthetic. Not least among the casualties is the notion that cinema and literature are two separate spheres. For in his screenplay, Nabokov married the structural and narrative felicities of great cinema to prose as sensuously entrancing as any he had ever written, resulting in a work that will delight cineasts and Nabokovians alike.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679772552
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Middle aged men
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
American
Subject:
Girls
Subject:
Film - Screenwriting
Subject:
Motion picture plays
Subject:
Film & Video - Screenwriting
Subject:
Film and Television-Screenwriting
Subject:
screenplay;fiction;nabokov
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Series Volume:
1918
Publication Date:
19970831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.10x5.14x.64 in. .66 lbs.

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