Vladimir Nabokov, A Bibliography of Criticism
by Dieter E. Zimmer
with additions by Jeff Edmunds

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MacGowan, Christopher. "Kubrick's Lolita: One of 'Those Foreign Films'?" In Schwartz, Joel (introd.), Proceedings of the Conference on Film and American Culture (Roy R. Charles Center, College of William and Mary, 1994), pp. 74-79.

Machu, Didier. "Arrêt sur l'image: le tombeau de Lolita." Q/W/E/R/T/Y, 5 (Oct. 1995), pp. 333- 342.

Machu, Dider. Lolita, ou le tyran confondu: lecture de Vladimir Nabokov. Lyon: Presses universitaires de Lyon, 2010. ISBN 9782729708313.

Machu, Didier. "Apollo and Dionysus in Lolita," English version of a chapter from Lolita, ou le tyran confondu. Zembla, 3/14/12.

MacNeely, Trevor. "Lo and Behold: Solving the Lolita Riddle." Studies in the Novel, 21 (2), 1989, p. 182.

Maddox, Lucy. "Necrophilia in Lolita." The Centennial Review (East Lansing, MI), Fall 1982, 26:4, pp. 361-374.

Maddox, Lucy. "Necrophilia in Lolita." In Harold Bloom ed., Lolita (New York: Chelsea House, 1993), pp. 79-89.

Marko, Kurt. "Lolita doziert: Vladimir Nabokov als Kunstrichter, eine Hommage aus Anlass des zehnten Todestages." Österreichische Osthefte (ISSN 0029-9375), 29 (2), 1987, p. 223.

Maruyama Michiyo. "Narrative Strategy and Its Failure in a Dramatized Confession: On the Former Section of Nabokov's Lolita." Amerkia Bungaku Kenkyuu / Studies in American Literature (Tokyo), no. 25 (1988), pp. 119-35.

Masinton, Charles G. "What Lolita Is Really About?" New Mexico Humanities Review (Socorro, NM), 1989, 31, pp. 71-76.

Mason, Bruce. "Mr. Pim." The Vladimir Nabokov Research Newsletter, Spring 1981, 6, pp. 31-32. [Refers to A. A. Milne's Mr. Pim Passes By.]

McGinn, C. "The Meaning and Morality of Lolita (Vladimir Nabokov's 'Campus Novel')." Philosophical Forum, 30:(1), March 1999, pp. 31-41.

McNeely, Trevor. "'Lo' and Behold: Solving the Lolita Riddle." In Harold Bloom ed., Lolita (New York: Chelsea House, 1993), pp. 134-148. [Also in Studies in the Novel (Denton, TX), Summer 1989, 21:2, pp. 182-199.]

Meyer, Priscilla. "Nabokov's Lolita and Pushkin's Onegin: McAdam, McEve, and McFate." In Gibian, George and Stephen Jan Parker (eds.), The Achievements of Vladimir Nabokov (Ithaca: Center for International Studies, Committee on Soviet Studies, Cornell University, 1984), pp. 179-211.

Montandon, Alain. "L'Unique et sa recollection: Lolita." Q/W/E/R/T/Y, 5 (Oct. 1995), pp. 343-348.

Mooney, Susan. The Artistic Censoring of Sexuality: Fantasy and Judgment in the Twentieth-Century Novel. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2008. Preview available at the publisher's website.

Morgan, Paul Bennett. "Nabokov and Dante: The Use of La Vita Nuova in Lolita." Delta: Revue du Centre d'Etudes et de Recherche sur les Ecrivains du Sud aux Etats-Unis (Montpellier, France), Oct. 1983, 17, pp. 53-59.

Mösch, Stephan. "Feuer Meiner Lenden: 'Lolita' von Rodion Schtschedrin für die Opernbühne entdeckt und in Stockholm uraufgeführt." Opernwelt (ISSN 0030-3690), Febr. 1995, p. 22-23.

Nakhimovsky, Alexander D. and Paperno, S. An English-Russian Dictionary of Nabokov's Lolita. Ann Arbor: Ardis, 1982.

Novak, Frank G. Jr. "Ambiguity and Incest: An Allusion to Melville in Nabokov's Lolita." Notes on Contemporary Literature 11, no. 5 (Nov. 1981), p. 10.

O'Connor, Katherine Tiernan. "Rereading Lolita, Reconsidering Nabokov's Relationship with Dostoevskij." Slavic and East European Journal (Tucson, AZ), Spring 1989, 33:1, pp. 64-77.

Olsen, Lance: "A Janus-Text: Realism, Fantasy, and Nabokov's Lolita". Modern Fiction Studies (Purdue, IN), 32 (1), 1986, pp. 115-126

Olsen, Lance: Lolita: A Janus Text. New York: Twayne, 1995.

Packman, David: "'Lolita': Detection and Desire". In: David Packman: Vladimir Nabokov: The Structure of Literary Desire. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1982, pp. 23-67

Parker, Dorothy: "Sex Without the Asterisks". Esquire (Chicago, IL), 50 (4), October 1958, pp. 102-103

Pellerdi, Marta: "Aestheticism and Decadence in Nabokov's
Lolita." The AnaChronisT. Budapest: Dept. of English Studies,
School of English and American Studies, ELTE, 1999, pp. 201-212.

Petersen, Mark. "The Vision of America in Lolita." Meiji Daigaku Kyouyou Ronshuu / The Bulletin of Arts and Sciences (Tokyo: Meiji University), no. 206 (March 1988), pp. 147-55.

Phelan, James, "Estranging Unreliability, Bonding Unreliability, and the Ethics of Lolita," in Elke D'hoker & Gunther Martens (eds.), Narrative Unreliability in the Twentieth-Century First-Person Novel, Narratologia vol. 14. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2008, pp. 7-28.

Pier, John, "Narrative Configurations," in John Pier (ed.), The Dynamics of Narrative Form: Studies in Anglo-American Narratology. Narratologia vol. 4. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2004, pp. 239-268 (253-264 contains an analysis of Lolita).

Pifer, Ellen: "Lolita". In: The Garland Companion to Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Vladimir E. Alexandrov), New York: Garland, 1995, pp. 305-321

Pifer, Ellen. "Birds of a Different Feather: Nabokov's Lolita and Kosinski's Boy." Cycnos, v. 12, no. 2, 1995, pp. 165-171.

Pifer, Ellen. "Lolita and Her Kin." Q/W/E/R/T/Y, 5 (Oct. 1995), pp. 349-358.

Pinnells, James R. "The Speech Ritual as an Element of Structure in Nabokov's Lolita." Dalhousie Review [Halifax, Nova Scotia] 60, no. 4 (1980), pp. 605-621.

Pope, Robert. "Beginnings." The Georgia Review (Athens, GA), Winter 1982, 36:4, pp. 733-751. [Compares the narrative beginnings of Lolita, Flannery O'Connor's The Violent Bear It Away, Jorge Luis Borges' "Las ruinas circulares," and Gabriel Garcia Marquez' One Hundred Years of Solitude.]

Prescott, Orville: "Books of The Times". New York Times (New York), August 18, 1958, pp. 17

Proffer, Carl R.: Keys to Lolita. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1968

Proffer, Carl R. "Nabokov's Russian Lolita." In Kenneth N. Brostrom ed., Russian Literature and American Critics: In Honor of Deming B. Brown (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan, 1984), pp. 249-263. (Papers in Slavic Philology 4)

Pultorak, Jake. "Goethe in Humberland." The Nabokovian, Spring 1993, 30, pp. 49-53.

Quinn, Brian T. "The Occurence [sic] of French Idiomatic Phrases in Nabokov's Lolita." Eigo-Eibungaku Ransou / Studies in English Language and Literature (Fukuoka: Kyushu University), no. 39 (February 1989), pp. 85-111.

Raguet-Bouvart, Christine. Lolita: un royaume au-delà des mers. Bordeaux, France: Presses universitaires de Bordeaux, 1996.

Raguet-Bouvart, Christine. "That Intangible Island of Entranced Time: Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita." In Wurst, Gayle and Christine Raguet-Bouvart (eds.), Sounding the Depths: Water as Metaphor in North American Literatures (Liège, Belgium: Liège Language and Literature, English Dept., Université Liège, 1998).

Rambeau, James M. "Nabokov's Critical Strategy." In Rivers, Julius Edwin and Charles Nicol (eds.), Nabokov's Fifth Arc: Nabokov and Others on His Life's Work (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1982), pp. 22-34.

Rampton, David: "Lolita". In: David Rampton: Vladimir Nabokov: A Critical Study of the Novels. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Also in: Modern Critical Views: Vladimir Nabokov (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 99-113

Reichel, Norbert. "Klaustrophilie: Das Experiment mit dem engen Raum oder zur poetischen Integration sozialer Raume." In Bauer, Roger et al. (eds.), Space and Boundaries in Literature: Proceedings of the XIIth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (Munich; Iudicium, 1990), pp. 208-213.

Rezzori, Gregor von. Ein Fremder in Lolitaland: ein Essay = A stranger in Lolitaland : an essay. Hildesheim: Claassen, 1993. [First published in English in the periodical Vanity Fair, then in Best American Essays, 1987.]

Robbe-Grillet, Alain: "La notion d'itinéraire dans Lolita". L'Arc (Aix-en- Provence), 7 (24), Printemps 1964 (reprinted 1986 as no. 99), pp. 37-38

Rorty, Richard. "The Barber of Kasbeam: Nabokov on Cruelty." In Lopate, Phillip (introd.), The Ordering Mirror: Readers and Contexts (New York: Fordham University Press, 1993), pp. 198- 220.

Rougemont, Denis de: "Nouvelles métamorphoses de Tristan". Preuves (Paris), 96, Février 1959, pp. 14-27. [Also in: Denis de Rougemont: Love Declared: Essays on the Myths of Love. New York: Pantheon Books, 1963, pp. 48- 54, 55-57.]

Rowe, W. W. "A Note on Nabokov's Unity." The Nabokovian, Fall 1984, 13, pp. 33- 35.

Schickel, Richard: "A Review of a Novel You Can't Buy". The Reporter (New York), 17, November 28, 1957, pp. 45-47

Schuman, Sam. "'Red Rocks' in Laughter in the Dark and Lolita." Notes on Contemporary Literature (Carrollton, GA), May 1988, 18:3, pp. 7-8.

Schuman, Sam. "On the Road to Canterbury, Liliput and Elphinstone-- The Rough Guide: Satiric Travel Narratives in Chaucer, Swift and Nabokov." Zembla, August 1996.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Anagrams in Lolita." The Nabokovian, Fall 1991, 27, pp. 34-37.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "This 'Burley Krestovski'." The Nabokovian, Spring 1992, 28, pp. 53- 56.

Shapiro, Gavriel. "Lolita Class List." Cahiers du Monde russe 37 (1996): 317-35.

Shapiro, Marianne. From the Critic's Workbench: Essays in Literature and Semiotics. New York: Peter Lang, 2005. (Includes a chapter entitled "Notes on Nabokov's Lolita and Pnin.")

Shaw, Alan J. "Nabokov-McCrystal." The Nabokovian, Fall 1992, 29, p. 44.

Shute, Jenefer P. "'So Nakedly Dressed': The Text of the Female Body in Nabokov's Novels." Amerikastudien/American Studies (Mainz, Germany), 1985, 30:4, pp. 537-543.

Simonton, Margaret Dudley. From Solipsism to Dialogue: A Bakhtinian Approach to Nabokov's Lolita and Kharms's Starukha. Washington University, Ph.D., 1993.

Simpson, Louis: "Fiction Chronicle". Hudson Review (New York), 9 (2), Summer 1956, pp. 302-305

Sinclair, Marianne. Hollywood Lolitas: The Nymphet Syndrome in the Movies. New York: Henry Holt, 1988.

Snow, Zsuzsanna Darai. Modern Narrative Technique in Heart of Darkness, The Good Soldier, and Lolita. Ph.D., 1990.

Sokol, Barnett J. "Lolita and Kleinian Psychoanalysis." Free Associations: Psychoanalysis, Groups, Politics, Culture 4 (1986), pp. 7-21.

Stegner, Page: Escape into Aesthetics: The Art of Vladimir Nabokov. New York: Dial Press, 1922, pp. 102-115

Sugawa, Akiko. "The Narrative Authority and a Fantasized Pedophilia in Kubrick's and Lyne's Lolita: A Representation of Lolita's Sexuality." The Research Reports, Social Sciences and Humanities, Shibaura Institute of Technoloty (Japan) 34, no.2 (2000): 15-32.

Sweeney, S. E. "Nymphet Singing in Singeton." The Nabokovian, Fall 1985, 15, pp. 17-18.

Sweeney, S. E. "Io's Metamorphosis: A Classical Subtext for Lolita." Classical and Modern Literature (Terre Haute, IN), Winter 1986, 6:2, pp. 79-88.

Sweeney, Susan Elizabeth. "Executing Sentences in Lolita and the Law," in Punishment, Politics and Culture, Vol. 30 (2004), pp. 185-209. Reprinted in Zembla, 8/04.

Szeftel, Marc. "Lolita at Cornell." Cornell Alumni News (Nov. 1980), pp. 27-28.

Tammi, Pekka. Studies in the Style and Meaning of Vladimir Nabokov's Novel Lolita. Helsinki: Helsingin yliopiston monistuspalvelu, 1977. Ph.D. thesis, Helsingin yliopisto, 1976.

Tammi, Pekka. "Nabokov's Lolita." Explicator (Washington, DC), Summer 1981, 39:4, pp. 41-43.

Tammi, Pekka. "Nabokov's Lolita: The Turgenev Subtext." Notes on Modern American Literature 5, no. 2 (1981): Item 10.

Tammi, Pekka: Problems of Nabokov's Poetics: A Narratological Analysis. Helsinki: Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia, 1985

Tekiner, Christina: "Time in Lolita". Modern Fiction Studies (Lafayette, IN), 25 (3), Autumn 1979, pp. 463-469

Toker, Leona: Nabokov: The Mystery of Literary Structures. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1989

Trilling, Lionel: "The Last Lover: Vladimir Nabokov's 'Lolita'". Encounter (London), 11, 1958, p. 9-19. Also in: "Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita: Modern Critical Interpretations" (ed. Harold Bloom). New York: Chelsea House, 1987, pp. 5-12

Tweedie, J. "Lolita Loose Ends: Nabokov and the Boundless Novel." Twentieth Century Literature, 46:(2), Summer 2000, pp. 150-170.

Vargas Llosa, Mario: "Lolita cumple treinta años". In: Mario Vargas Llosa: La verdad de las mentiras: Ensayos sobre literatura. Barcelona: Seix Barral, 1991, pp. 159-168

Voronina, Olga. "Otrechenie ot 'Lolity': Literaturnaia traditsiia i moral'naia tsenzura v sovremennoi amerikanskoi kritike," in Martynov, G. G. (ed.). Peterburgskie chteniia. St. Petersburg, Russia : Dorn, 1999 (Nabokovskii vestnik ; vyp. 4), pp. 173-178.

Wakashima, Tadashi. "Double Exposure: On the Vertigo of Translating Lolita," Zembla, 3/13/07.

Walter, Brian D. "Romantic Parody and the Ironic Muse in Lolita." Essays in Literature (ISSN 0094-5404), 22 (1), 1995, p. 123-143.

Zimmer, Dieter E.: "Anhang: Nachwort, Literaturhinweise, Anmerkungen, Chronik der Romanhandlung, Zeittafel zur Entstehung des Romans". In: Vladimir Nabokov: Lolita. München: Artemis & Winkler, 1995, pp. 509-653.

Zimmer, Dieter E. Lolita, USA (an online geolographical guide to Lolita). 2007-

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