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The Annotated Lolita: Revised and Updated - Vladimir Nabokov, Alfred Appel
The Annotated Lolita: Revised and Updated
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The annotated text of this modern classic. It assiduously illuminates the extravagant wordplay and the frequent literary allusions, parodies, and cross-references. Edited with a preface, introduction and notes by Alfred Appel, Jr.
The annotated text of this modern classic. It assiduously illuminates the extravagant wordplay and the frequent literary allusions, parodies, and cross-references. Edited with a preface, introduction and notes by Alfred Appel, Jr.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679727293 (0679727299)
ASIN: 679727299
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 457
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
2.0 Droppingly Gorgeous Sentences: "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov
(Original Review, 1992-02-10)I can speak and write English pretty well, and I am completely lacking in Nabokov's talent for prose. I do, however, wonder whether the fact that English was his fourth or fifth language may have enabled him to approach writing in a different way. He seems to be very awa...
Odd and Bookish
Odd and Bookish rated it
I’ve been wanting to read this book for the longest time because Lana Del Rey, my favorite singer, loves to reference this book in her songs. This book did not disappoint. I loved the juxtaposition between the beautiful prose and the disturbing subject matter. It’s hard to describe what I think of...
warrior
warrior rated it
4.0 Lolita
Lolita was... An experience. It was definitely too slow for my taste, though at the same time very well written and moving: I haven't been this angry at anything in a while, nor as disappointed in its ultimate end. After all Lolita's been through, she deserved a much better fate. It might not be t...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
4.0 Lolita
I loved it. I had always assumed that I would hate it, knowing that it was about an older man taking advantage of a very young girl. What I hadn't realized was that it is a book knowingly written from the villain's point of view. I had thought it would be all excuses and romanticism. That stuff is t...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
4.0 Lolita
I loved it. I had always assumed that I would hate it, knowing that it was about an older man taking advantage of a very young girl. What I hadn't realized was that it is a book knowingly written from the villain's point of view. I had thought it would be all excuses and romanticism. That stuff is t...
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