Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 014139160X
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Humbert Humbert - scholar, aesthete and romantic - has fallen completely and utterly in love with Lolita Haze, his landlady's gum-snapping, silky skinned twelve-year-old daughter.

Lolita A Screenplay

Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307787605
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The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl.


Author: Lance Olsen
Publisher: Twayne Pub
Size: 48.22 MB
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This series provides readable guides to the literary works most frequently studied in secondary school.


Author: Richard Corliss
Publisher: British Film Institute
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Stanley Kubrick's version of Vladimir Nabokov's novel was one of the most controversial films of the 1960s. This analysis is written by Richard Corliss, editor of Film Comment.

Vladimir Nabokov S Lolita

Author: Ellen Pifer
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195150339
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THOMAS R. FROSCH * * -» IT HAS B 1 1 N SAID that Lolita is simultaneously "a
love story and a parody of love stories" and that its parody and its pathos are "
always congruent."i ln this article l wish to explore what such a condition — that of
being both parodic and authentic at the same time — may mean. First, however, l
suggest that we best describe Lolita generically not as a love story or a novel of
pathos but as a romance. The plot itself is composed of a series of typical
romance ...

Chasing Lolita

Author: Graham Vickers
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1556529686
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Not all who appeared to cash in on Lolita as a sexy brand name have been quite
so nakedly commercial in their motives as the hawkers of life-size sex toys or
accessories for young girls. If not all of them were the lofty artists they claimed,
neither were they all necessarily immoral hucksters or outright pornographers.
British artist Graham Ovenden's series of Lolita paintings and prints from the mid-
1970s caused a minor scandal when they were first exhibited, but they were
defended as ...

Reading Lolita In Tehran

Author: Azar Nafisi
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588360793
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diploma, photographs of girl-children), ordinary transactions (“fair to good; keen
on swimming and boating”) with personal feeling and emotions (“my impatient
palm,” “my trembling hands,” “my pounding heart”), Nabokov foreshadows
Humbert's terrible deeds and Lolita's orphaned future. Ordinary objects in this
seemingly descriptive scene are destabilized by emotions, revealing Humbert's
guilty secret. From now on, Humbert's shiver and tremble will color every nuance
of his ...

Lolita In Peyton Place

Author: Ruth Pirsig Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317777506
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At first, he convinces himself that if he can achieve orgasm without coitus—which
happens one Sunday when Charlotte is at church and he strokes Lolita's thigh as
she lies on the couch—or penetrate her only when she is drugged beyond
consciousness, he can satisfy his craving for Lolita without harming her; i.e., if
she is “solipsized,” he can “enjoy her” (57). He resorts to citing historical and
literary preoedent for the normalcy of mature males mating with pubescent
females (20-1), but ...


Author: Edward Albee
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 9780822206835
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THE STORY: Widely familiar as a successful novel and motion picture, LOLITA details the controversial obsession of Humbert Humbert, a middle-aged man of some education and refinement, to possess Dolores Haze, a pre-teen nymphet.


Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Chelsea House Pub
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Presents a selection of literary criticism focusing on Vladimir Nabokov's controversial character, including critical extracts and essays from noted critics