The Resource Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov

Label
Lolita
Title
Lolita
Statement of responsibility
Vladimir Nabokov
Creator
Contributor
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
Summary
A novel that studies the moral disintegration of a man whose obsessive desire to possess his step-daughter destroys the lives of those around him
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005442
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1899-1977
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3527.A15
LC item number
L6 2010eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Amis, Martin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Middle-aged men
Target audience
adult
Label
Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-ke85rg9
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn680627585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (387 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307744029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ke85rg9
Label
Lolita, Vladimir Nabokov
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-ke85rg9
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn680627585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (387 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307744029
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ke85rg9

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