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Vladimir Nabokov "Lolita" 1958 Book Signed Autograph

Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita 1958 Book Signed Autograph
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Nabokov, Vladimir "Lolita" 1958 Book Signed Autograph
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Nabokov, Vladimir Lolita 1958 Book Signed AutographNabokov, Vladimir Lolita 1958 Book Signed AutographNabokov, Vladimir Lolita 1958 Book Signed AutographNabokov, Vladimir Lolita 1958 Book Signed Autograph
Vladimir Nabokov-"Lolita"-1958-G.P. Putnam-5 1/2" X 8 1/2"-Hardcover Book-Signed By Author.Vladimir Nabokov's novel Lolita was so controversial that it went unpublished in America for three years after it was first presented in France in 1955. Nabokov left his native Russia after the 1917 revolution that overthrew Nicholas II, then lived in England and Germany before moving to the United States in the 1940s. A poet, translator, novelist and internationally recognized lepidopterist (butterfly expert), Nabokov taught at Cornell University from 1948 until 1959. Lolita created a firestorm of criticism due to its subject matter: "the affair between a middle-aged sexual pervert and a twelve-year-old girl" is how The Atlantic Monthly described it in a favorable 1958 review. The novel's obsessive protagonist, Humbert Humbert, and the manipulative nymph Lolita have become famous characters in 20th-century literature. The financial success of Lolita allowed Nabokov to devote his time to writing, and he settled in Switzerland, where he continued to write novels and study butterflies.A hand signed cut signature by Vladimir Nabokov with a fountain pen in blue has been affixed to the title page of the book. The cut signature portion is approximately 1" X 4".........BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.