Lolita, Hardback Book

Lolita Hardback

Edited by Rachel Stauffer

Part of the Critical Insights series


In-depth critical discussions of Vladimir Nabokov's novel - Plus complimentary, unlimited online access to the full content of this great literary reference.Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel tells the story of Humbert Humbert, a 37-year-old literary scholar passionately in love with his 12-year-old stepdaughter.

This compilation of critical essays examines the controversy behind Lolita's reception, Humbert Humbert's role as an unreliable narrator, connections to Nabokov's other works, and comparisons to the 1962 film adaptation.Each essay is 2,500 to 5,000 words in length, and all essays conclude with a list of ""Works Cited,"" along with endnotes.

Finally, the volume's appendixes offer a section of useful reference resources: About This Volume; Critical Context: Original Introductory Essays; Critical Readings: Original In-Depth Essays; Further Readings; Detailed Bibliography; Detailed Bio of the Editor; General Subject Index.



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