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Lolita (1955)

de Vladimir Nabokov

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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)When it was published in 1955, "Lolita" immediately became a cause célèbre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration-along with heartbreak and mordant wit-abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love-love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.With an Introduction by Martin Amis "From the Hardcover edition."… (més)
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    Memories of My Melancholy Whores de Gabriel Garcia Marquez (heidialice, browner56)
    heidialice: Possibly too obvious of a recommendation? Very different takes on this central theme....
    browner56: Two different views of obsession masquerading as love; both books are so well written that you almost forget the sordid nature of the theme they share.
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    The Basic Eight de Daniel Handler (zembla)
    zembla: Handler is a confessed 'Nabokov freak,' as he said when I saw him at a reading two years ago. He absorbs the influence beautifully.
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    Queenofcups: I heard many echoes of Lolita in reading The Black Prince. Anyone else find this to be the case?
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got to be tedious. yes, that's the entire review. ( )
  stevenpkent | Jan 17, 2022 |
Frankly, I don't feel equal to the task of really analyzing this; a better scholar than I is needed to truly 'plumb its depths.' Nevertheless, my thoughts:

It's like "Notes from Underground" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky meets...pedophilia...that is, we are reading the journal of a HIGHLY mentally disturbed man.

We follow Humbert Humbert as, years after the fact, he writes an account/confession of spending a few years on a road trip, all the while having...relations...with an EXTREMELY young girl (I believe she is twelve years old when they first begin to 'know' each other, in a Biblical sense).

It is interesting to watch Humbert's passion for his Lolita, little more than an object of pure lust, change and mature as Lolita herself changes and matures. One could argue at first that Humbert is drawn in by Lolita's innocence, but very quickly we find that she is no more innocent than Captain Statutory Rape himself. More and more, he seems to be enamored with the idea of her rather than with the girl herself.

Nabokov's voice for Humbert is disturbingly believable. ( )
  djlinick | Jan 15, 2022 |
Hessel, Helen(trsl-am); John Ray jr.(fwrd)
  HelgeM | Jan 5, 2022 |
I have lived and suffered this book. It is without a doubt a masterpiece and I'm not ashamed to say it! As scandalous as the plot might be, it was impossible for me to hate Humbert. ( )
  Morcys | Dec 29, 2021 |
Let me be brief. The audiobook version performed by Jeremy Irons may well be the best audiobook performance I have ever had the pleasure of reading. He renders this controversial and brilliant novel so skillfully, so seductively (appropriate considering the subject matter) that he elevates the book into an entirely new category of something like “literary performances”. Read the audiobook for its emotional power but not to study the book which is much too dense to be fully understood via the audiobook form. Iron's narration, especially toward the end can zip along so quickly that much of the symbolism of this complex novel will be lost. As an emotional experience however, it is unparalleled, and I recommend it highly. ( )
  blnq | Dec 26, 2021 |
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Haven’t we been conditioned to feel that Lolita is sui generis, a black sheep, a bit of tasteful, indeed ‘beautiful’ erotica, and that Nabokov himself, with this particular novel, somehow got ‘carried away’? Great writers, however, never get carried away. Even pretty average writers never get carried away. People who write one novel and then go back to journalism or accountancy (‘Louder, bitch!’) – they get carried away. Lolita is more austere than rapturous, as all writing is; and I have come to see it, with increasing awe, as exactly the kind of novel that its predecessors are pointing towards...

At one point, comparing himself to Joyce, Nabokov said: ‘my English is patball to [his] champion game’. At another, he tabulated the rambling rumbles of Don Quixote as a tennis match (the Don taking it in four hard sets). And we all remember Lolita on the court, her form ‘excellent to superb’, according to her schoolmistress, but her grace ‘so sterile’, according to Humbert, ‘that she could not even win from panting me and my old fashioned lifting drive’. Now, although of course Joyce and Nabokov never met in competition, it seems to me that Nabokov was the more ‘complete’ player. Joyce appeared to be cruising about on all surfaces at once, and maddeningly indulged his trick shots on high-pressure points – his drop smash, his sidespun half-volley lob. Nabokov just went out there and did the business, all litheness, power and touch. Losing early in the French (say), Joyce would be off playing exhibitions in Casablanca with various arthritic legends, and working on his inside-out between-the-legs forehand dink; whereas Nabokov and his entourage would quit the rusty dust of Roland Garros for somewhere like Hull or Nailsea, to prepare for Wimbledon on our spurned and sodden grass.
afegit per SnootyBaronet | editaThe Atlantic, Martin Amis
 
The development of this emigre’s euphuism is a likely consequence of Nabokov’s having had to abandon his natural idiom, as he puts it, his ‘untrammelled, rich and infinitely docile Russian tongue for a second-rate brand of English, devoid of any of those apparatuses —the baffling mirror, the black velvet backdrop, the implied associations and traditions—which the native illusionist, fractails flying, can magically use to transcend the heritage in his own way.’ This, which enacts the problem with characteristic tricksy indirection, also implies its solution as the laborious confection of equivalent apparatuses in the adoptive language: the whole farrago of imagery, archaism, etc., which cannot strike even the most finely tuned foreign ear as it strikes that of the native English-speaker. The end product sadly invokes a Charles Atlas muscle-man of language as opposed to the healthy and useful adult...

There comes a point where the atrophy of moral sense, evident throughout this book, finally leads to dullness, fatuity and unreality. Humbert’s ‘love’ for Lolita is a matter of the senses, even of the membranes; his moments of remorse are few, brief and unconvincing; it never really occurs to him to ask himself just what the hell he thinks he is up to. There is plenty of self-absorption around us, heaven knows, but not enough on this scale to be worth writing about at length, just as the mad are much less interesting than the sane.
afegit per SnootyBaronet | editaThe Spectator, Kingsley Amis
 
Brilliantly written ... a disquietingly sombre exposure of a pervert's mind, and finally dreadfully moral in its almost melodramatic summing up pf the wages of this particular sin.
afegit per Sylak | editaDaily Mail, Kenneth Allsop
 
Massive, unflagging, moral, exqusitely shaped, enormously vital, enormously funny - Lolita iscertain of a permanent place on the very highest shelf of the world's didactic literature.
afegit per Sylak | editaThe Spectator, Bernard Levin
 
A scarifying indictment of the kind of perversion with which it deals.
afegit per Sylak | editaSunday Dispatch, Lord Boothby
 

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Nom de l'autorCàrrecTipus d'autorObra?Estat
Nabokov, Vladimirautor primaritotes les edicionsconfirmat
Amis, MartinIntroduccióautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Arborio Mella, GiuliaTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
康雄, 大久保Traductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Bang-Hansen, OddTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Carlsson, MariaTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Coutinho, M.Traductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Daurella, JosepTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Dirda, MichaelIntroduccióautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Hessel, HelenTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Irons, JeremyNarradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Kahane, ÉricTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Raine, CraigEpílegautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Ray, John J., Jr.Introduccióautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Verhoef, RienTraductorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Zimmer, Dieter E.Revisorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
正, 若島翻訳autor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
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Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palette to tap, at three, on the teeth.
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He did not use a fountain pen which fact, as any psycho-analyst will tell you, meant that the patient was a repressed undinist.
Then I pulled out my automatic - I mean, this is the kind of fool thing a reader might suppose I did. It never even occurred to me to do it.
My father was a gentle, easy-going person, a salad of racial genes: a Swiss citizen, of mixed French and Austrian descent, with a dash of the Danube in his veins.
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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)When it was published in 1955, "Lolita" immediately became a cause célèbre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration-along with heartbreak and mordant wit-abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love-love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.With an Introduction by Martin Amis "From the Hardcover edition."

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