Lolita

'Lolita is comedy, subversive yet divine .

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014139160X

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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'Lolita is comedy, subversive yet divine ... You read Lolita sprawling limply in your chair, ravished, overcome, nodding scandalized assent' Martin Amis, Observer Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, 'to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets'. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? Or is he all of these? Humbert Humbert's seduction is one of many dimensions in Nabokov's dizzying masterpiece, which is suffused with a savage humour and rich, elaborate verbal textures. Filmed by Stanley Kubrick in 1962 starring James Mason and Peter Sellers, and again in 1997 by Adrian Lyne starring Jeremy Irons and Melanie Griffith, Lolita has lost none of its power to shock and awe.

Lolita 101 Amazingly True Facts You Didn t Know

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Did you know the novel continues to generate controversy today as modern society has become increasingly aware of the lasting damage created by child sexual abuse? Or did you know due to the book, the name "Lolita" has entered pop culture to describe a sexually precocious girl? What are the amazingly true facts behind Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • If not found, request to have your choice created by using form on our website! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Write a review when you're done to hop on the list of contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true facts that keeps you learning as you read through the book” - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is an unofficial derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

Vladimir Nabokov s Lolita

See also G. D. Josipovici's discussion of the confusion of imagination and reality
in Lolita and in Nabokov's other works, "Lolita: Parody and the Pursuit of Beauty,"
Critical Quarterly 6(196'-1): 35-18. 17. Some of the points in this section are ...

Author: Ellen Pifer

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0195150325

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 209

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Midway through last century, Lolita burst on the literary scene--a Russian exile's extraordinary gift to American letters and the New World. The scandal provoked by the novel's subject--the sexual passion of a middle-aged European for a twelve-year-old American girl--was quickly upstaged by the critical attention it received from readers, scholars, and critics around the world. This casebook gathers together an interview with Nabokov as well as nine critical essays. The essays follow a progression focusing first on textual and thematic features and then proceeding to broader issues and cultural implications, including the novel's relations to other works of literature and art and the movies adapted from it.

Chasing Lolita

In a sense, this has been Lolita's final ordeal, her last seduction—the traducing of
the name of a rather conventional, flirty little girl to indicate the availability of
pornography that no one pretends is art. the Lolicon connotes a subgenre of ...

Author: Graham Vickers

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1556529686

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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In the summer of 1958, a 12-year-old girl took the world by storm--"Lolita" was published in the United States--and since then, her name has been taken in vain to serve a wide range of dubious ventures, both artistic and commercial. Offering a full consideration of not only "the Lolita effect" but shifting attitudes toward the mix of sex, children, and popular entertainment from Victorian times to the present, this study explores the movies, theatrical shows, literary spin-offs, artifacts, fashion, art, photography, and tabloid excesses that have distorted Lolita's identity with an eye toward some real-life cases of young girls who became the innocent victims of someone else's obsession--unhappy sisters to one of the most affecting heroines in fiction. New insight is provided into the brief life of Lolita and into her longer afterlives as well.

Lolita A Screenplay

The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl.

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 0307787605

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

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The screenplay for Kubrik's 1962 film tells the story of an older man's obsession with a young girl.

Lolita

Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love-love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.With an Introduction ...

Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

Publisher: Vintage Books USA

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Category: Girls

Page: 319

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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)When it was published in 1955, "Lolita" immediately became a cause célèbre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration-along with heartbreak and mordant wit-abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love-love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.With an Introduction by Martin Amis "From the Hardcover edition."

Reading Lolita in Tehran

Azar Nafisi's bestselling memoir is a moving, passionate testament to the transformative power of books, the magic of words and the search for beauty in life's darkest moments.

Author: Azar Nafisi

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141982616

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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Every Thursday morning in a living room in Iran, over tea and pastries, eight women meet in secret to discuss forbidden works of Western literature. As they lose themselves in the worlds of Lolita, The Great Gatsby and Pride and Prejudice, gradually they come to share their own stories, dreams and hopes with each other, and, for a few hours, taste freedom. Azar Nafisi's bestselling memoir is a moving, passionate testament to the transformative power of books, the magic of words and the search for beauty in life's darkest moments.

Lolita

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'.

Author: Richard Corliss

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1838716904

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 96

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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'. It features a brief production history and a detailed filmography.

Teaching Nabokov s Lolita in the metoo Era

Innovative assignments, creative-writing exercises, and new interpretations give readers an opportunity to engage with and reimagine the novel.

Author: Elena Rakhimova-Sommers

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ISBN: 1793628394

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Page: 208

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Teaching Nabokov's Lolita in the #MeToo Era and Online seeks to answer: how do we balance analysis of Lolita's brilliant language and aesthetic complexity with due attention to its troubling content? Innovative assignments, creative-writing exercises, and new interpretations give readers an opportunity to engage with and reimagine the novel.

Lolita

Author: Lance Olsen

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Vladimir Nabokov s Lolita

A collection of six critical essays on Faulkner's Light in August, arranged in chronological order of their original publication.

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Chelsea House Publications

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Category: American literature

Page: 131

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A collection of six critical essays on Faulkner's Light in August, arranged in chronological order of their original publication.

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Lolita

Presents a selection of literary criticism focusing on Vladimir Nabokov's controversial character, including critical extracts and essays from noted critics

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 206

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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

Adrian Lester and Lolita Chakrabarti A Working Diary

Equally though they celebrate the joy and satisfaction when all that sweat and risk finally pays off.” Meera Syal CBE In this insightful joint working diary, the creative powerhouse of a couple, Lolita Chakrabarti and Adrian Lester, ...

Author: Adrian Lester

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350092797

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 192

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“An exhilarating, fascinating and eye-opening journey with two of our most inspirational creatives. A must-read for anyone interested in the crafts of acting and writing or considering a career as a self-employed artist. Lolita and Adrian don't shy away from documenting the reality of our profession – the endless multi-tasking, the long unpaid hours, and the peaks and troughs of generating your own work and being a creative-for-hire. Equally though they celebrate the joy and satisfaction when all that sweat and risk finally pays off.” Meera Syal CBE In this insightful joint working diary, the creative powerhouse of a couple, Lolita Chakrabarti and Adrian Lester, chronicle 16 months of their fascinating working lives, including their experiences working on the stage adaptation of Life of Pi, an original series of monologues about the NHS, the film adaptation of Red Velvet and the TV series The Rook, among many other projects. As readers, we experience, first-hand, their experiences as two of the most proactive and versatile theatre makers today, working across a range of media and exciting collaborations.

Lolita

' The relationship blossoms between the man 'with a cesspool of rotting monsters behind his slow boyish smile' and the sassy, vivacious young girl in Nabokov's highly controversial take on the classic American road trip novel.

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Publisher: George Weidenfeld & Nicholson

ISBN: 9780297858805

Category: Intergenerational relations

Page: 292

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A special limited edition of nine classic novels produced to coincide with Weidenfeld & Nicolson's 60th anniversary. Designed by the award-winning advertising agency Fallon with special endpapers commissioned from ground-breaking artists. The endpapers for this title have been designed by Louisa Scarlet Gray. Following a failed marriage to a 'large, puffy, short-legged, big-breasted and practically brainless baba', Humbert Humbert decides to move to America to work as a tutor. Much to his dismay, his plans change and he moves into a boarding house in Ramsdale, New Hampshire. But his disappointment quickly fades after he realises the duaghter of his landlady is the 'light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul Lo-li-ta.' The relationship blossoms between the man 'with a cesspool of rotting monsters behind his slow boyish smile' and the sassy, vivacious young girl in Nabokov's highly controversial take on the classic American road trip novel.

Lolita

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: Edward Albee

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.

ISBN: 9780822206835

Category: Drama

Page: 95

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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. Comprised of a se

Lolita

This book focuses on the essence of Lolita: naiveté, impudent femininity, and petulance.

Author: Giulia Pivetta

Publisher: Ore Cultura Srl

ISBN: 9788866483472

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Page: 172

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* The history and evolution of one of the most celebrated female archetypes: Lolita* Lolita incarnates the ancient myth of youth, that undeniable cult of our era, which continues to hold sway over millions of women around the world Lolita: on the cusp between fashion and cinema, childhood and adolescence, capriciousness and sensuality... The figure of the 'Lolita' embodies one of the most fascinating, but at the same time one of the most ambiguous aspects of femininity. She is womanhood in transit: the passage from childhood to adolescence, from the infantile non-sexual being to the teenager's first manifestations of fascination. While almost all girls experience this transformation, only a handful become Lolitas. Named after the eponymous novel published in France in 1955 by Vladimir Nabokov, Lolitas have a subtle appeal expressed in the forms of whims, sidelong glances, and pouts. This youthful ephemerality has been immortalized in fashion and cinema: from Kubrick to Lana del Rey, from Jane Birkin to David Hamilton, 'Lolita' has been dusted down and reshaped on countless occasions, giving rise to what is virtually a cult. This book focuses on the essence of Lolita: naivet�, impudent femininity, and petulance. It draws attention to the way that aspects of this archetypal character have continued to influence the look of millions of women all over the world, exploring the items of clothing that symbolize her and highlighting the stylists that invoke her best.

Lolita

(Applause Books). Foreword by Jeremy Irons, preface by Adrian Lyne. Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, Schiff tells the astounding story behind the most controversial movie of our time. 75 movie stills.

Author: Stephen Schiff

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 9781557833549

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 226

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(Applause Books). Foreword by Jeremy Irons, preface by Adrian Lyne. Based on the novel by Vladimir Nabokov, Schiff tells the astounding story behind the most controversial movie of our time. 75 movie stills. "Like Nabokov's novel, it is an eloquent tragedy laced with wit and a serious, disturbing work of art..." The New York Times

Approaches to Teaching Nabokov s Lolita

Commentary on Lolita Of the over 2 , 500 scholarly pieces written on Nabokov ,
roughly one - fifth are devoted to Lolita . Although those essays and book
chapters are rich and varied in approach and viewpoint on the debates the novel
has ...

Author: Zoran Kuzmanovich

Publisher: Approaches to Teaching World L

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Category: Education

Page: 190

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Widely considered one of the twentieth century's great novels, Lolita maintains an established place on the syllabus. Yet its mix of narrative strategies, ornate allusive prose, and troublesome subject matter complicates its presentation to students. This volume helps instructors make Lolita accessible to students. Part 1 opens with an extensive chronology of the author's life, outlines the novel's convoluted publication history, and identifies useful textual and audiovisual. Part 2 concentrates on the novel's ethical quandries and introduces its textual intricacies.

Vladimir Nabokov Lolita

An illuminating study of Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel with special attention to its film versions.

Author: John Lennard

Publisher: Humanities-Ebooks

ISBN: 1847600972

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 101

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An illuminating study of Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel with special attention to its film versions. From its first publication in 1955 Nabokov's Lolita has been denounced as immoral filth, hailed as a moral masterpiece, and both praised and damne.