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Author Mazierska, Ewa

Title Nabokov's cinematic afterlife / Ewa Mazierska

Publ Info Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2011]
 RWU Main Library  PG3476.N3 Z7375 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 235 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : Nabokov's afterlife in cinema -- Humbert between dignity and romanticism : Lolita by Stanley Kubrick (1962) and Adrian Lyne (1997) -- Going blind in swinging London : Laughter in the dark (1969) by Tony Richardson -- Nabokov, or the logic of late capitalism : King, queen, knave (1972) by Jerzy Skolimowski -- Escape into a different person, escape into a different reality : Despair (1978) by Rainer Werner Fassbinder -- Rememberance of things unspoken : Mademoiselle O by Jérôme Foulon -- Duel in contemporary Estonia : An affair of honor (1999) by Valentin Kuik -- Nabokov as a gentle feminist : The Luzhin defence (2000) by Marleen Gorris -- From b-movie script to Greek tragedy : "The assistant producer" by Vladimir Nabokov, and Triple agent (2004) by Eric Rohmer -- Vladimir Nabokov and Jean-Luc Godard
Note "This work offers critical studies of films that adapted works by Vladimir Nabokov. One of the most screened twentieth century authors (with over 10 books adapted for cinema), his works are full of quirky and forbidden romance, and his writing is renowned for its cinematic qualities. A final chapter compares the similarities between Nabokov and Jean-Luc Godard"--Provided by publisher
LC subject Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 -- Film adaptations
Motion pictures and literature
ISBN 9780786445431 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0786445432 (pbk. : alk. paper)