Essays on Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita: The Theme Of Desire

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov is a haunting story about a young girl named Dolores Haze, who is seduced and coerced into a sexual relationship by a man who uses the pseudonym Humbert Humbert. Humbert develops a fascination with Dolores and eventually marries her mother so he can stay close to her. This obsession makes him...

Lolita: Anomalies Of A Memory In A Novel

“Among the anomalies of a memory, whose possessor and victim should never have tried to become an autobiographer, the worst is the inclination to equate in retrospect my age with that of the century,” says Vladimir Nabokov in the foreword to his autobiography “Speak, Memory!” (15). Nabokov gained most of his popularity after publishing one...
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