Works by Vladimir Nabokov: Books by Vladimir Nabokov, Novels by Vladimir Nabokov, Plays by Vladimir Nabokov, Poetry by Vladimir Nabokov

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 182 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (works not included). Pages: 46. Chapters: Books by Vladimir Nabokov, Novels by Vladimir Nabokov, Plays by Vladimir Nabokov, Poetry by Vladimir Nabokov, Short stories by Vladimir Nabokov, Short story collections by Vladimir Nabokov, Pale Fire, Lolita, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, The Original of Laura, The Gift, Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, Vladimir Nabokov bibliography, Razor, Laughter in the Dark, Look at the Harlequins!, The Vane Sisters, King, Queen, Knave, Speak, Memory, The Waltz Invention, The Enchanter, The Defense, Invitation to a Beheading, Despair, Glory, Notes on Prosody, Signs and Symbols, Pnin, Mary, Poems and Problems, The Return of Chorb, Bend Sinister, The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov, Bachmann, The Potato Elf, Carrousel, Terra Incognita, Spring in Fialta, The Aurelian, The Leonardo, Nabokov's Congeries, The Eye, A Matter of Chance, Lips to Lips, A Nursery Tale, A Guide to Berlin, A Russian Beauty and Other Stories, Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stories, Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, Mademoiselle O, Nine Stories, Transparent Things, Nabokov's Dozen, Nabokov's Quartet, Cloud, Castle, Lake. Excerpt: Lolita is a novel by Vladimir Nabokov, first written in English and published in 1955 in Paris and 1958 in New York, and later translated by the author into Russian. The book is internationally famous for its innovative style and infamous for its controversial subject: the protagonist and unreliable narrator, middle-aged Humbert Humbert, who becomes obsessed and sexually involved with a 12-year-old girl named Dolores Haze for whom his private nickname is Lolita. After its publication, Nabokov's Lolita attained a classic status, becoming one of the best-known and most controversial examples of 20th century literature. The name "Lolita" has entered pop culture to describe a sexually precocious girl. T...

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