Vladimir Nabokov refused to admit his 1955 novel was based on a real child's tragedy. Author Sarah Weinman doesn't want us to forget.
Did the surrealist artist inspire the twisted literary classic?
It’s nice to know that someone has been there before -- and made some lasting art from it to boot.
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What do L. Ron Hubbard, H.G. Wells, G.K. Chesterton, Lord Dunsany, Alice in Wonderland, M.C. Escher, John H. Conway, Roger Penrose and Oprah Winfrey have in common? The same thing as Isaac Asimov, Vladimir Nabokov, and Salvador Dali.
While it may seem tame by today's standards, D.H. Lawrence's classic tale of a gamekeeper and a Lady was so outrageous on the topics of sex and class that it wasn't allowed to be published legally in this country until 1959, 30 years after it first surfaced in Europe.
Imagine if Humbert and Lolita were to return to the road again in 2013. What has changed since then on the American landscape? What might that tell us about whom we have become?