- Nabokov, Vladimir. The Annotated Lolita.. Ed. Alfred Appel, Jr. New York: Vintage Books, 1991.
- Olsen, Lance. Lolita: A Janus Text.. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1995.
The Question and Answer section for Lolita is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Please refrain yourself by noting that you're the man today at Mel. She's trying to do her work.
So shut up Dave.
I think that dismissing this as trash because one finds the content offensive is missing the point of art. This book is considered a classic for a reason. Relationships between old men and girls exist despite the disturbing nature of them. Lolita...
Since Nabokov believes fiction should not be moral, but only aesthetic, he mocks our tendency to make moral judgments by having Humbert address his readers as jury members and judges. Humbert attempts to remove moral responsibility for his actions...