Lolita: A Screenplay
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.
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LOLITA: A ScreenplayUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Ten years out of the typewriter, the master's own script, "not in pettish refutation of a munificent film but purely as a vivacious variant of an old novel" — a minor curiosity but undoubtedly a must have for Nabokovians. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dczapka - LibraryThing
A shorter review than normal for this one, since I'm sure I've made it perfectly clear throughout my LibraryThing tenure my feelings for the source novel. (See my tag, "The Greatest Novel Ever Written ... Read full review