Although I admire Lolita, I went into Nabokov’s memoir with some trepidation. The three of his novels I read showed such a preoccupation with what he calls “nymphets”—beautiful preteen girls—that it was disturbing. 379 more words
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Process Journal, 7 am: “OMFG, this is such a happy moment.”
I think I start to cry at 9:30 am. Jesus fucking Christ.
monday… 1,821 more words
I’m not entirely sure what I was meant to think about Laughter in the Dark. Or who I was supposed to be rooting for, either. The whole book felt like a drawn out joke, which twisted and turned for almost two hundred pages, before the inevitable punchline. 547 more words
Lolita is a novel that is seared in the American consciousness as one of the most controversial and widely banned books in existence. I came across it for the first time several years ago, and have since repeatedly encountered it in the context of discussions centered around book censorship. 2,171 more words
Maria Kochetkova Мария Кочеткова as “Lolita” and Sebastian Kloborg as “Profesor Humbert Humbert” based on the novel “Lolita” by Vladimir Nabokov from “Swimmer” choreography by Yuri Possokhov Юрий Посохов and music by Tom Waits, 2017 Dance Open Ballet Festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia (April 24) 49 more words