Who is Dolores Haze? Since Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov was published in 1955, readers have formed strong opinions on the story’s narrator and his framing of the titular character. But Lolita and Dolores Haze are far from the same person. Jamie Loftus gets into her history with the book, and dives into the events of the book.
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Featuring the voices of Aziz Vora as Humbert Humbert, Robert Evans as Vladimir Nabokov, additional voice work from Anna Hossnieh, Shereen Lani-Younes, Grace Thomas, Isaac Taylor, and Miles Gray. Produced by Sophie Lichterman, Miles Gray, Beth-Anne Macaluso and Jack O'Brien. Editing by Isaac Taylor, additional editing by Ben Loftus. Written and hosted by Jamie Loftus.
In this episode we talked about:
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
Lewis Carroll: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/lewis-carrolls-shifting-reputation-9432378/
The Mann Act: https://www.history.com/news/white-slave-mann-act-jack-johnson-pardon
The Enchanted Hunters and the Hunted Enchanters: https://thenabokovian.org/node/50399
This interview with Nabokov from the Paris Review: https://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4310/the-art-of-fiction-no-40-vladimir-nabokov
Men Explain Lolita to Me: https://lithub.com/men-explain-lolita-to-me/
Reading Lolita in Tehran: https://azarnafisi.com/book/reading-lolita-in-tehran/
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