Schlagwort: Nabokov

  • A Few Words on Nabokov’s Lolita

    Lolita (or, more precisely, Humbert Humbert’s first-person narrative after the „Foreword“) begins with an explosion of imagery, sound, and rhythm: “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 palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. […]