Lolita A Screenplay

The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl.

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9780307787606

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

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The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl.


Author: Vladimir V. Nabokov


ISBN: OCLC:756326128


Page: 213

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Lolita Between Adaptation and Interpretation

"This book offers a comparative analysis of three versions of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita: namely, the original novel (1955), the script written by the novelist himself and published as Lolita: A Screenplay (1974), and Stanley Kubrick's film ...


Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443881463

Category: Electronic books

Page: 155

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"This book offers a comparative analysis of three versions of Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita: namely, the original novel (1955), the script written by the novelist himself and published as Lolita: A Screenplay (1974), and Stanley Kubrick's film based on Lolita's storyline (1962). Kubrick's final product oscillates between adaptation and interpretation, as it draws from both Nabokov's novel and script, but also uses the improvisational talents of the cast, eventually rendering the director's firm auteurial hand clearly visible throughout the film. The book analyses how various additions and subtractions made first by Nabokov as a screenwriter, and later by Kubrick as a movie director, influence the reception of the four main characters: Lolita, Humbert Humbert, Charlotte Haze, and Clare Quilty. The original novel's multilayered web of intertextual references -- among them the works of Edgar Allan Poe and the typically Nabokovian critique of Freudian theories -- becomes significantly reduced in the script and the film, with Kubrick additionally enriching the film version of the story with cinematic references"--Résumé de l'éditeur.

Novels 1955 1962

Lolita - Pnin - Pale Fire - Lolita: A Screen Play.

Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

Publisher: Library of America Vladimir Na

ISBN: UCSC:32106018921053

Category: Fiction

Page: 904

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Lolita - Pnin - Pale Fire - Lolita: A Screen Play.

Twentieth Century American Fiction on Screen

Lolita especially is evoked through objects that render her as an object of ... See Vladimir Nabokov, Preface to Nabokov, Lolita: A Screenplay (New York: ...

Author: R. Barton Palmer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781139461689

Category: Literary Criticism


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The essays in this collection analyse major film adaptations of twentieth-century American fiction, from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon to Toni Morrison's Beloved. During the century, films based on American literature came to play a central role in the history of the American cinema. Combining cinematic and literary approaches, this volume explores the adaptation process from conception through production and reception. The contributors explore the ways political and historical contexts have shaped the transfer from book to screen, and the new perspectives that films bring to literary works. In particular, they examine how the twentieth-century literary modes of realism, modernism, and postmodernism have influenced the forms of modern cinema. Written in a lively and accessible style, the book includes production stills and full filmographies. Together with its companion volume on nineteenth-century fiction, the volume offers a comprehensive account of the rich tradition of American literature on screen.

Lolita in the Afterlife

The answer can be located in something Nabokov declaims in his introduction to the Lolita screenplay : “ [ T ] here is nothing in the world that I loathe ...

Author: Jenny Minton Quigley

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 9781984898845

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 456

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A vibrant collection of sharp and essential modern pieces on Vladimir Nabokov’s perennially provocative book—with original contributions from a stellar cast of prominent twenty-first century writers. In 1958, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was published in the United States to immediate controversy and bestsellerdom. More than sixty years later, this phenomenal novel generates as much buzz as it did when originally published. Central to countless issues at the forefront of our national discourse—art and politics, race and whiteness, gender and power, sexual trauma—Lolita lives on, in an afterlife as blinding as a supernova. Lolita in the Afterlife is edited by the daughter of Lolita’s original publisher in America. WITH CONTRIBUTIONS BY Robin Givhan • Aleksandar Hemon • Jim Shepard • Emily Mortimer • Laura Lippman • Erika L. Sánchez • Sarah Weinman • Andre Dubus III • Mary Gaitskill • Zainab Salbi • Christina Baker Kline • Ian Frazier • Cheryl Strayed • Sloane Crosley • Victor LaValle • Jill Kargman • Lila Azam Zanganeh • Roxane Gay • Claire Dederer • Jessica Shattuck • Stacy Schiff • Susan Choi • Kate Elizabeth Russell • Tom Bissell • Kira Von Eichel • Bindu Bansinath • Dani Shapiro • Alexander Chee • Lauren Groff • Morgan Jerkins

Authorship in Film Adaptation

38. Nabokov, Lolita: A Screenplay, xi. 39. Bosley Crowther, “Screen: Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov's Adaptation of His Novel,” New York Times, June 14, 1962, 23.

Author: Jack Boozer

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 9780292783157

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 353

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Authoring a film adaptation of a literary source not only requires a media conversion but also a transformation as a result of the differing dramatic demands of cinema. The most critical central step in this transformation of a literary source to the screen is the writing of the screenplay. The screenplay usually serves to recruit producers, director, and actors; to attract capital investment; and to give focus to the conception and production of the film project. Often undergoing multiple revisions prior to production, the screenplay represents the crucial decisions of writer and director that will determine how and to what end the film will imitate or depart from its original source. Authorship in Film Adaptation is an accessible, provocative text that opens up new areas of discussion on the central process of adaptation surrounding the screenplay and screenwriter-director collaboration. In contrast to narrow binary comparisons of literary source text and film, the twelve essays in this collection also give attention to the underappreciated role of the screenplay and film pre-production that can signal the primary intention for a film. Divided into four parts, this collection looks first at the role of Hollywood's activist producers and major auteurs such as Hitchcock and Kubrick as they worked with screenwriters to formulate their audio-visual goals. The second part offers case studies of Devil in a Blue Dress and The Sweet Hereafter, for which the directors wrote their own adapted screenplays. Considering the variety of writer-director working relationships that are possible, Part III focuses on adaptations that alter genre, time, and place, and Part IV investigates adaptations that alter stories of romance, sexuality, and ethnicity.

The Wolf at the Door

Nabokov , Annotated Lolita , 17 , 20 , 37 , 42 , 120 , 125 , 129 , 250 , 290 , 373 . 122. Nabokov , Lolita : A Screenplay , 13 , 26 , 69 , 83 , 97 , III ...

Author: Geoffrey Cocks

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 0820471151

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 338

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The Wolf at the Door explores the remarkable formal and substantive patterns of cinematic discourse on Germany and the Holocaust in Stanley Kubrick's films. It is the first book on Kubrick to place his cinema into the full context of his life and times - his Jewish past, early years spent under the shadows of fascism and war, and his 1957 marriage into a German family of artists and filmmakers - all provoked his deeply ambivalent preoccupation with the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. The Wolf at the Door draws on intensive study of all of Kubrick's films, interviews with members of Kubrick's immediate family, and archival research in the United States, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, and Israel.

Stanley Kubrick

Nabokov, Lolita, 79, 83–84, 275; Alfred Appel Jr., ed., The Annotated ... 1959–1960, SK/10/1/3, SKA; Nabokov and Kubrick, Lolita screenplay, scene 47b-13, ...

Author: Nathan Abrams

Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 9780813587134

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 340

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Stanley Kubrick is generally acknowledged as one of the world’s great directors. Yet few critics or scholars have considered how he emerged from a unique and vibrant cultural milieu: the New York Jewish intelligentsia. Stanley Kubrick reexamines the director’s work in context of his ethnic and cultural origins. Focusing on several of Kubrick’s key themes—including masculinity, ethical responsibility, and the nature of evil—it demonstrates how his films were in conversation with contemporary New York Jewish intellectuals who grappled with the same concerns. At the same time, it explores Kubrick’s fraught relationship with his Jewish identity and his reluctance to be pegged as an ethnic director, manifest in his removal of Jewish references and characters from stories he adapted. As he digs deep into rare Kubrick archives to reveal insights about the director’s life and times, film scholar Nathan Abrams also provides a nuanced account of Kubrick’s cinematic artistry. Each chapter offers a detailed analysis of one of Kubrick’s major films, including Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001, A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon, The Shining, Full Metal Jacket, and Eyes Wide Shut. Stanley Kubrick thus presents an illuminating look at one of the twentieth century’s most renowned and yet misunderstood directors.


Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov


ISBN: OCLC:12781743


Page: 352

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Ireland on Stage

Lolita adapted from Vladimir Nabokov's screenplay by Michael West , Irish Theatre Magazine 2.13 ( 2002 ) : 107 . 19Nick McGinley , ' Lolita ' ...

Author: Hiroko Mikami

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 1904505236

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 186

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Essays on Irish theatre in the second half of the twentieth century

Vladimir Nabokov s Lolita

home for three weeks when Lolita's school year ends . ... In the Lolita screenplay , the inconsistent time sequences cannot be easily explained as Humbert's ...

Author: Ellen Pifer

Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN: 0195150333

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 209

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Eight reprinted essays, mostly from the 1990s, examine various facets of the Russian exile's 1955 novel that has raised literary, legal, and religious hackles since it was first published. Also included is a 1967 interview with Nabokov by Herbert Gold. There is no index. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

Listening to Stanley Kubrick

Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita: A Screenplay (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974), xx. 39. James Harris interview with Robert Corliss, quoted in LoBrutto, ...

Author: Christine Lee Gengaro

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810885646

Category: Music

Page: 305

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In Listening to Stanley Kubrick, Christine Gengaro provides an in-depth exploration of the music that was composed for Stanley Kubrick s films and places the preexistent music he utilized into historical context. This book offers a thoroughly researched examination into the musical elements of one of cinema s most brilliant artists."

Great Adaptations Screenwriting and Global Storytelling

... Vladimir (1962) Lolita: A Screenplay. New York: McGraw-Hill. Nabokov, Vladimir (1991) The Annotated Lolita: Revised and Updated.

Author: Alexis Krasilovsky

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317363583

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 262

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Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling is the Second Place Winner in the 2019 International Writers Awards! A vast majority of Academy Award-winning Best Pictures, television movies of the week, and mini-series are adaptations, watched by millions of people globally. Great Adaptations: Screenwriting and Global Storytelling examines the technical methods of adapting novels, short stories, plays, life stories, magazine articles, blogs, comic books, graphic novels and videogames from one medium to another, focusing on the screenplay. Written in a clear and succinct style, perfect for intermediate and advanced screenwriting students, Great Adaptations explores topics essential to fully appreciating the creative, historical and sociological aspects of the adaptation process. It also provides up-to-date, practical advice on the legalities of acquiring rights and optioning and selling adaptations, and is inclusive of a diverse variety of perspectives that will inspire and challenge students and screenwriters alike. Please follow the link below to a short excerpt from an interview with Carole Dean about Great Adaptations: