Reading Assignments:

Mary consists of seventeen chapters, which I have divided into four reading assignments. Each assignment is accompanied by a set of questions. Before reading Mary, the student is invited to read my pseudolecture.

As a follow-up to Mary the student will be required to read Chapter Twelve of Speak, Memory, Nabokov's autobiography.

Assignment I: Chapters 1-4 | [Study questions]
Assignment II: Chapters 5-8 | [Study questions]
Assignment III: Chapters 9-12 | [Study questions]
Assignment IV: Chapters 13-17 | [Study questions]

Assignment V: Chapter 12 of Speak, Memory

Essay Questions

The Defense consists of fourteen chapters, here divided into four reading assignments. Each assignment is accompanied by a set of questions. Before reading The Defense, the student is invited to read my pseudolecture.

Assignment I: Chapters 1-4 | [Study questions]
Assignment II: Chapters 5-7 | [Study questions]
Assignment III: Chapters 8-11 | [Study questions]
Assignment IV: Chapters 12-14 | [Study questions]

Essay Questions