Vladimir Nabokov, one of the 20th century's greatest novelists, is particularly remembered for his masterwork Lolita. This critical work examines the enduring themes of Lolita and places the novel in its proper biographical, social, cultural and historical contexts. Of particular interest are questions of love in all of its manifestations, the central problem of time in the book, and memory as it is explored in fictional memoir or, in this case, the central protagonist's qconfession.qSurrounded by family, money, status, and an appropriate social circle, she moved through a predetermined life to the defined goal ofmarriage, and eroticism played little part in either the journey or the destination. ... license and dress, which are imaginatively the same thing, as well as art and social style, see Walter Benjamin , The Writer of Modern Life, Essays on Charles Baudelaire, comp., ed., and intro.
|Title||:||"Light of My Life"|
|Author||:||James D. Hardy, Jr., Ann Martin|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2011-03-23|