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Nabokov in Fat City

From: Nabokov Studies
Volume 6, 2000/2001
pp. 51-56 | 10.1353/nab.2011.0059



Nabokov loved the casual abundance he found in America, but he also disliked its vulgarity and felt conflicted about this split. This ambivalence is revealed in his attitude toward the flesh, both his own and his characters'.