TITLE

AUGUSTINIAN EVIL AND MORAL GOOD IN LOLITA

AUTHOR(S)
Benson, Sean
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Renascence;Summer2012, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p353
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary critique of the book "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov is presented which focuses on the book's depiction of evil compared to the moral philosophy of religious scholar St. Augustine. The author discusses the characters of Humbert Humbert and Dolores Haze, and comments on the novel's depiction of pedophilia, fatherhood, and childhood.
ACCESSION #
77369881

 

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