Lolita PDF – Overview
The Annotated Lolita new revised PDF in high quality, It is a 1955 novel written by Russian-American novelist Vladimir Nabokov. The novel is notable for its controversial subject the protagonist and unreliable narrator, a French middle-aged literature professor under the pseudonym Humbert Humbert, is obsessed with an American 12-year-old girl.
Dolores Haze, whom he bribes in exchange for sexual favors untill she leaves him for another man. “Lolita” is his private nickname for Dolores. The novel was originally written in English and first published in Paris in 1955 by Olympia Press. Later it was translated into Russian by Nabokov himself and published in New York City in 1967 by Phaedra Publishers.
The novel was adapted into a film by Stanley Kubrick in 1962, and another film by Adrian Lyne in 1997. It has also been adapted several times for the stage and has been the subject of two operas, two ballets, and an acclaimed, but commercially unsuccessful, Broadway musical. It has been included in several lists of best books, such as Time’s List of the 100 Best Novels, Le Monde’s 100 Books of the Century.
Contents of Lolita are given below –
- Title Page
- Selected Bibliography
- Checklist of Nabokov’s writing
- Criticism of Lolita
- Nabokov Studies
- In Place of a Note on the Text—from Pale Fire
- Part One
- Part Two
- Vladimir Nabokov: On a Book Entitled
- About the Author
- About the Editor
- Other Books by This Author
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