Questions tagged [pale-fire]

Questions about Vladimir Nabokov's 1962 novel 'Pale Fire'. Use this tag with the [vladimir-nabokov] tag.

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History of Pale Fire's Criticism

How did Pale Fire's interpretation and analysis develop through time? Had there been continuous critical attention towards it and what did Nabokov himself say about the work? It is quite a ...
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Was Nabokov's Pale Fire intended to be read non-linearly, i.e. jumping to each line reference?

Did Vladimir Nabokov ever indicate on record whether he intended Pale Fire to be read non-linearly, i.e. jumping to each line reference? A friend and I read the book together last summer. He read the ...
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