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Some of the most beautiful words ever spoken about love and romance, and some equally gorgeous images. For no other reason than it is a calm Sunday evening, and I feel a bit dreamy, and I am always dazzled by how prettily some people can articulate that butterfly feeling. 987 more words
Cast: James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Peter Sellers
Oscar Nominations: Best Adapted Screenplay (Vladimir Nabokov)
SUMMARY: Sometime in the 1950s, Humbert Humbert (James Mason) enters a house that has bottles and furniture strewn everywhere. 1,121 more words
Well this is the crowning glory of my not rare just expensive, category, but if you need it you need it, I have had 3 copies of the two volume first edition as described in the bibliographical detail below, all sold on long ago, and replacements currently at least somewhat out of my price range. 753 more words
The Human Animal meets the Hungry Predator: Animality and the Art of Zoomorphism in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita.
The figure of the animal proved a topical subject for the writers of modernist fiction in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Fuelling this intrigue was the encounter of Darwinian evolutionary theory – proposed in… 3,389 more words