One of the more diverting aspects of Lolita, the most controversial best seller of the century, has been the considerable speculative curiosity about the private life and personality of Vladimir Nabokov, the virtually unknown university professor who now, at the age of sixty-one, finds himself world famous as the author of this nettlesome novel.
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Penelope Gilliatt interview with Vladimir Nabokov, for American Vogue, 1966
Few authors of this generation have sparked more controversy with a single book than a former Cornell University professor with the resoundingly Russian name of Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Lolita’s path from novel to the Stanley Kubrick’s and Adrian Lyne’s film adaptations. Essay by Rebecca Bell-Metereau
di Vladimir Nabokov Dopo che ho incarnato il soave John Ray, il personaggio di Lolita che stende la Prefazione, ogni commento diretto da parte mia
Christopher Hitchens talks about Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” on the 50th anniversary of its publication.