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Nabokov's Lolita and the Solipsism of Narration

“She was Lo, plain Lo, in the morning, standing four feet ten in one sock. She was Lola in slacks. She was Dolly at school. She was Dolores on the dotted line.

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Maria Kochetkova and Sebastian Kloborg

Maria Kochetkova Мария Кочеткова as “Lolita” and Sebastian Kloborg as “Profesor Humbert Humbert” based on the novel “Lolita” by Vladimir Nabokov from “Swimmer” choreography by Yuri Possokhov Юрий Посохов and music by Tom Waits, 2017 Dance Open Ballet Festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia (April 24) 22 more words


'If only I'd been warned!' - writers choose books to give to their younger selves

Julian Barnes, Margaret Drabble, Tessa Hadley, David Nicholls and others opt reading matter that would have been useful when young

Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes. Photo: Roberto Ricciuti/ Getty Images…

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Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita is probably the most disturbing novel I have read recently. The titular character is Dolores Haze, a young girl who becomes sexually involved with her step-father, Humbert Humbert, who nicknames her Lolita. 578 more words

Lần đầu xuất bản nhật ký giấc mơ ‘thời gian trôi ngược’ của Vladimir Nabokov

Tuyển tập sắp lần đầu xuất bản của tác giả Lolita là cuộc nghiên cứu của Vladimir Nabokov về lý thuyết của John Dunner, rằng giấc mơ có thể sinh ra từ những sự kiện trong… tương lai. 1,276 more words


Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita

The Annotated Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Lolita, if you don’t know, is a novel cast in the form of a murderer’s confession. 2,679 more words

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita is a masterful and unsettling novel. It’s ranked #4 on the Modern Library’s list of greatest novels of the 20th Century. In Slate, Stephen Metcalf makes the point that unlike other novels deemed too scandalous for their time but tame to the modern reader, … 218 more words