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Nabokov and Happiness

Monday, May 16, 2011

Lila Azam Zangenah discusses Vladimir Nabokov's vision of happiness. The Enchanter: Nabokov and Happiness examines Speak, Memory; Ada, or Ardor; and Lolita, focuses on the Nabokovian experience of time, memory, sexual passion, nature, loss, love in all its forms, and language in all its allusions.

Guests:

Lila Azam Zangenah

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Comments [2]

Mike from Tribeca

As a huge fan of Mr. Nabokov, I've very much enjoying this interview.

But Leonard, I have to disagree with your comment about "Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle" not being "as playful" as most of his other books. "Ada" is a hoot and a half.

May. 16 2011 12:52 PM
Anonymous

The only one I read was Lolita, and the main thing I remember is finding it profoundly depressing.

However, I am listening to the segment with interest.

May. 16 2011 12:47 PM

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