Adapting tone from novel to film: Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita and its film adaptation by Stanley Kubrick
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The article deals with Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita and its film adaptation by Stanley Kubrick. The tone of the novel makes a simple transfer from novel to film impossible without losing characteristics of the novel. These consist of unreliable narration, wordplays, satire and numerous examples of parody. Kubrick suggests a range of devices to convey the tone of the novel.
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