Brian Boyd: Michael Lavey pointed out to me off-list that the American paperback edition of Pale Fire features in the currently Oscar-nominated film Her (2013). He writes: as Pale Fire is concerned with the incomprehensibility of consciousness after death to those still living, Her is concerned with the incomprehensibility of superhuman intelligence (and emotion) to the merely human. I don't think it's a meaningless coincidence that the only book the audience sees in the movie (aside from the main character's own published book of letters) is Pale Fire.


Jansy Mello:  We mustn’t forget that what’s presented to the spectator points not only to Nabokov’s novel “Pale Fire” but, also, to a specific edition that ostensibly carries a burnt out match in its cover (not the most appropriate visual rendering of PF in my eyes).

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