- Does this novel succeed on a dramatic level?
- Is Nabokov lampooning academia? Is he more sympathetic to John Shade or Charles Kinbote?
- How do the circumstances surrounding Shade’s death relate to his ideas about mortality found in the poem?
- Did you notice any recurring formal motifs in the novel?
We'll be meeting to discuss this book on September 18th at the Main Library in Conference Rm 3 at 6pm. Feel free to bring food and drink.