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Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

Label
Lolita
Title
Lolita
Statement of responsibility
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
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1977
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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3527.A15
LC item number
L6 1989
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Vintage international
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  • Middle-aged men
  • Girls
  • MODERN LIBRARY 100 Best Novels
  • Girls
  • Middle-aged men
  • Abhängigkeit
  • Sexuelle Attraktion
  • Stieftochter
  • Stiefvater
  • USA
Label
Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
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Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm18681573
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage international ed.
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9780679723165
Lccn
88040511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679723165
  • (OCoLC)18681573
Label
Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm18681573
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage international ed.
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9780679723165
Lccn
88040511
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780679723165
  • (OCoLC)18681573

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