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Alfred Appel

Emeritus Professor of English (1934-2009)

Ph.D. Columbia


Alfred Appel, Jr., (Ph.D. Columbia) was the editor of The Annotated Lolita (rev. ed. 1991) and author of Nabokov's Dark Cinema (1974). He also authored Signs of Life(1983), The Art of Celebration: The Expression of Joy in 20th Century Art, Literature, Photography and Music (Knopf, 1992), and Jazz Modernism: From Ellington and Armstrong to Matisse and Joyce.