A Reader's Guide to Nabokov's 'Lolita' (Studies in Russian and Slavic Literatures, Cultures, and History)
On Sale Now! Save 2% on the A Reader's Guide to Nabokov's 'Lolita' (Studies in Russian and Slavic Literatures, Cultures, and History) by Academic Studies Press at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. One of the most fascinating and controversial novels of the twentieth century, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is renown for its innovative style and
One of the most fascinating and controversial novels of the twentieth century, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is renown for its innovative style and notorious for its subject matter and influence on popular culture. A Reader’s Guide to Nabokov’s “Lolita” carries readers through the intricacies of Nabokov’s work and helps them achieve a better understanding of his rich artistic design. The book opens with a detailed chronology of Nabokov’s life and literary career. Chapters include an analysis of the novel, a discussion of its precursors in Nabokov’s work and in world literature, an essay on the character of Dolly Haze (Humbert’s “Lolita”), and a commentary on the critical and cultural afterlife of the novel. The volume concludes with an annotated bibliography of selected critical reading. The guide should prove illuminating both for first-time readers of Lolita and for experienced re-readers of Nabokov’s classic work.
|Manufacturer:||Academic Studies Press|
|Publisher:||Academic Studies Press|
|Studio:||Academic Studies Press|
|Item Weight:||0.66 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.47 x 9.21 x 9.21 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.35 pounds|
|Package Size:||6.1 x 0.6 x 0.6 inches|
Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?
If you have any questions about this product by Academic Studies Press, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.
Related Best Sellers
By French & European Pubns
ean: 9782070388073, isbn: 2070388077,
520pages. poche. Poche. Aux nombreux fervents de Saint-Exup?, cet ouvrage apporte, pour la p?ode 1939-1944, un ensemble de documents et de t?ignages, parfois connus mais dispers?ou inaccessibles, souvent in?ts, qui ?airent vivement son attitude penda...
By Ulan Press
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technolog...
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ean: 9780374188238, isbn: 0374188238,
An interior look at Roberto Calasso's work as a publisher and his reflections on the art of book publishingIn this fascinating memoir, the author and publisher Roberto Calasso meditates on the art of book publishing. Recalling the beginnings of Adelp...
ean: 9780375413087, isbn: 9780375413087,
When Mark Salzman is invited to visit a writing class at Central Juvenile Hall, a lockup for Los Angeles’s most violent teenage offenders, he scrambles for a polite reason to decline. He goes—expecting the worst—and is so astonished by what he ...
By Brand: PublicAffairs
ean: 9781586481490, isbn: 9781586481490,
Featuring a gathering of more than fifty of contemporary literature's finest voices, this volume will enchant, move, and inspire readers with its tales of The Writing Life. In it, authors divulge professional secrets: how they first discovered they w...
By Amazon Publishing
ean: 9781477801086, isbn: 1477801081,
Ernest Hemingway, Zadie Smith, Joan Didion, Franz Kafka, David Foster Wallace, and more. In Process, acclaimed journalist Sarah Stodola examines the creative methods of literature’s most transformative figures. Each chapter contains a mini biograph...
By Winchester, Simon
mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780195175004, isbn: 019517500X,
From the best-selling author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, and Krakatoa comes a truly wonderful celebration of the English language and of its unrivaled treasure house, the Oxford English Dictionary. Writing with ma...
By Coffee House Press
ean: 9781566895101, isbn: 1566895103,
“Jenny is the future of nonfiction in America. What an absurdly arrogant statement to make. I make it anyway. Watch.” ―John D’Agata“Yes, Aristotle, there can be pleasure without ‘complete and unified action with a beginning, middle, and e...
By Brand: Bristol Classical Press
ean: 9781853996719, isbn: 1853996718,
The Roman poet Lucretius, who lived in the first century BC, composed an epic poem, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of the Universe), whose avowed purpose was to change the way we live our lives, to abandon our fear of the gods and of death, and to se...
By Del Rey
ean: 9780345465511, isbn: 0345465512,
“Terry Brooks is adamant about dedicating oneself to the craft, while showing awe and humility for the creative process. . . . Every serious writer should refer to this book regularly for inspiration as well as solid crafting advice.”—Elizabeth...