“Lolita” – vulgar novel or a product of psychiatric literature?
Can you imagine, that one of the greatest books of the 20th century was not immediately recognized by the publishers? The most famous and controversial novel by Vladimir Nabokov “Lolita” had been taking refusals for two years. The history was considered indecent, not worth for attention.
The novel “Lolita” has a sophisticated style and a vulgar plot. At first glance, pornographic book, has a deep meaning. Look at this novel from the other hand. This is the story of a mentally ill man, adult confession Humbert, Lolita’s secret relationship with her stepfather. The story of unusual relationship can be attributed to the classic product of the psychiatric literature. After all, the main character Humberto has a clear deviation from the point of view of sexual preference.
As a result, the novel was first published in France in 1955. When the book came to America, it immediately became a bestseller. We recommend you the book from the series must read, which is included in the list of hundred best novels of the century, according to the magazine Time.