Vladimir Nabokov - Salt Lake City


Oct 5, 2022, 7:00 pm

Author

Vladimir Nabokov

Book Title

Lolita

City

Salt Lake City

Wasatch Front Region

Venue

La Frontera
1250 E 3300 S
Salt Lake City , UT 84106-2522
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Description

Reading Dangerously invites educational professionals, parents, and the community at large to discuss challenged books and their impact on society. For this conversation, participants are expected to have completed the book and be ready to engage to discuss its contribution and legacy as a work of literature.

Join the World Classics Book Club Meetup as we read banned classic Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Daniel Cureton will lead the discussion around this classic work of Russian fiction.

Go here: https://www.meetup.com/classic-lit/events/286547744/

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America. Most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.

ASL interpretation available upon request.

- Request any additional questions or accommodations here: https://forms.gle/uV8MABJVvh9bE42F8

This event is made possible with support from the Tanner Humanities Center, Utah Humanities, Pen America - Utah Chapter and World Classics Book Club Meetup.

Genre

Fiction

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