Vladimir Nabokov s Lolita

Lolita that is made "on the strength of my English" novels alone "is bound to be out of focus," because it leaves out "my Russian books" (Lolita 316).

Vladimir Nabokov s Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov s Lolita

Midway through last century, Lolita burst on the literary scene--a Russian exile's extraordinary gift to American letters and the New World. The scandal provoked by the novel's subject--the sexual passion of a middle-aged European for a twelve-year-old American girl--was quickly upstaged by the critical attention it received from readers, scholars, and critics around the world. This casebook gathers together an interview with Nabokov as well as nine critical essays. The essays follow a progression focusing first on textual and thematic features and then proceeding to broader issues and cultural implications, including the novel's relations to other works of literature and art and the movies adapted from it.

More Books:

Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Ellen Pifer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Midway through last century, Lolita burst on the literary scene--a Russian exile's extraordinary gift to American letters and the New World. The scandal provoked by the novel's subject--the sexual passion of a middle-aged European for a twelve-year-old American girl--was quickly upstaged by the critical attention it received from readers, scholars,
LOLITA
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: VLADIMIR NABOKOV
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-05 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

“Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male,” such were the two titles under which the writer of the present note received the strange pages it preambulates. “Humbert Humbert,” their author, had died in legal captivity, of coronary thrombosis, on November 16, 1952, a few days before his trial
Chasing Lolita
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Graham Vickers
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08 - Publisher: Chicago Review Press

In the summer of 1958, a 12-year-old girl took the world by storm--"Lolita" was published in the United States--and since then, her name has been taken in vain to serve a wide range of dubious ventures, both artistic and commercial. Offering a full consideration of not only "the Lolita effect"
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Azar Nafisi
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-13 - Publisher: Penguin UK

Every Thursday morning in a living room in Iran, over tea and pastries, eight women meet in secret to discuss forbidden works of Western literature. As they lose themselves in the worlds of Lolita, The Great Gatsby and Pride and Prejudice, gradually they come to share their own stories, dreams
Lolita in Peyton Place
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Ruth Pirsig Wood
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-14 - Publisher: Routledge

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Popular All Time

The Bowery
Cockpit Confidential
World Travel
A Walk in the Woods
Rising Ground
The Deepest South of All
Rick Steves Sicily
Rick Steves Switzerland
Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese
Rick Steves Italy
The Little Black Book of Florence and Tuscany
Londoners
Paris Revealed
The Bonjour Effect
Hemingway's Paris
In Search of King Solomon's Mines
Cape Town & the Garden Route Travel Guide
Things That Crash, Things That Fly