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Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov

Label
Lolita
Title
Lolita
Statement of responsibility
by Vladimir Nabokov
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When it was published in 1955, Lolita immediately became a cause celebre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3527.A15
LC item number
L6 1959
Literary form
fiction
Label
Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Lccn
85229650
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Light brown dust jacket. Black cloth over boards stamped in gilt. Typed excerpts of book reviews and a Nabokov CV laid in. Given in memory of Ralph MacKnight Smith.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02381878
  • ucoclc2381878
Label
Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
319 p.
Lccn
85229650
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Light brown dust jacket. Black cloth over boards stamped in gilt. Typed excerpts of book reviews and a Nabokov CV laid in. Given in memory of Ralph MacKnight Smith.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)02381878
  • ucoclc2381878

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