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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov - Goodreads

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov, Craig Raine (Afterword) 3.88 · Rating details · 731,496 ratings · 28,907 reviews Librarian's note: Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780141182537.

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov – review | Children's books ...

Mar 01, 2016  · Many have described this book as ‘a tender love story’, however I strongly disagree, as at one point in the story, Humbert plans strategically to murder Lolita’s mother so he can have his way with...

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Lolita Reviews with Jobs | Indeed.com

Reviews from Lolita employees about Lolita culture, salaries, benefits, work-life balance, management, job security, and more.

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'Lolita': Revisiting a Dangerous Obsession

Lolita from Humbert, the Grand Guignol scene of his murder belongs in another film (and another novel). The stunning opening scene, with a bloodied Humbert driving on a …

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Lolita (1997) - Lolita (1997) - User Reviews - IMDb

Stanley Kubrick's 1962 'Lolita' film, while not one of the great director's best, even when comparatively downplayed, is a brave and worthy attempt and is a fascinating film that gets funnier, more layered, sensual and better with each viewing.

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov: Read TIME's Original Review of ...

Aug 18, 2015  · That much was clear from the review: Lolita is a major work of fiction; it is also a shocking book. Prefaced by a fictitious academic fathead who presents it as a message to “parents, social...

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Vladimir Nabokov’s “Lolita” | The New Yorker

Nov 01, 1958  · For the bizarre relationship of Humbert and Lolita lies at the very heart of the complex and pervasive irony of the book. Sometimes it is an explicit term in the satiric equation, as when Humbert,...

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Lolita - Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Lolita is a gritty drama about pedophilia really, Kubrick got a lot of controversy over this but the film not that great to be honest, mostly just characters being horrible to one another....

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1958 Review: 'Lolita,' by Vladimir Nabokov - The Atlantic

Lolita blazes, however, with a perversity of a most original kind. For Mr. Nabokov has distilled from his shocking material hundred-proof intellectual farce. His book is slightly reminiscent of...

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Why 'Lolita' Remains Shocking, And A Favorite : NPR

Jul 07, 2006  · The germ of Lolita was created in 1939 -- a short story, in Russian, about a man who marries a woman to get to her daughter. It was not well received, but the idea never left him. A decade later,...

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Lolita (1962) Reviews - Metacritic

Jun 13, 1962  · stanley kubrick’s adaptation of vladimir nabokov’s wicked, witty hymn to forbidden love loses some bite in the journey from novel to the screen, but it’s got its plummy pleasures, …

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Lolita (1998) Reviews - Metacritic

Jul 22, 1998  · However, Lyne (whose sexually exploitative works include such popular box-office fare as "Flashdance," "9 1/2 Weeks," "Fatal Attraction," and "Indecent Proposal") has turned in a Lolita that is remarkably tame and tasteful. This is a Lolita for the English Lit crowd rather than the raincoat crowd. Read full review 50 Jonathan Rosenbaum

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Lolita: Full Book Summary | SparkNotes

In the novel’s foreword, the fictional John Ray, Jr., Ph.D., explains the strange story that will follow. According to Ray, he received the manuscript, entitled Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male, from the author’s lawyer.The author himself, known by the pseudonym of Humbert Humbert (or H. H.), died in jail of coronary thrombosis while awaiting a trial.

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Lolita (1962) - Lolita (1962) - User Reviews - IMDb

While one does miss some of the book's funniest moments and the subject matter is a little more shocking in the book (with the age gap being more believable), 'Lolita' achieves an ideal balance of hilarious black comedy and affecting drama. The story is lurid, but in a sensually captivating way and never in a vulgar way.

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How ‘Lolita’ Escaped Obscenity Laws and Cancel Culture ...

Mar 03, 2021  · Book Review. Today’s Paper ... The year 1959 was when “Lolita” was published in England, and Florence Green is faced with the dilemma of whether or not to sell the novel in …

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Lolita - Variety

Jan 01, 1962  · It still buzzes with a sort of promising irreverence, but it lacks the power to shock and, eventually, makes very little point either as comedy …

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Parent reviews for Lolita | Common Sense Media

Nov 14, 2005  · Parent reviews for Lolita. Common Sense says . Classic love story not for kids. age 16+ Based on our expert review. Parents say . age 14+ Based on 13 reviews. Kids say . age 13+ Based on 11 reviews. Add your rating. Parents say (13) Kids say (11) Parent Written byCharity D. January 27, 2018.

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Lolita Movie Review - Common Sense Media

Nov 30, 2009  · Peter Sellers turns in a great performance, as Clare Quilty. He takes on several different personas throughout the film to fool Humbert and gain access to Lolita -- a preview of his multiple roles in Kubrick's next film, Dr. Strangelove. Translating a controversial novel like LOLITA to the big screen was an incredible feat in 1962.

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Lolita: About The Author, Book Summary, Review, Rating ...

For me, this book is a full 5/5. Since it is a classic, the book is a bit difficult to read. The sentences are a bit complex, there are plenty of difficult words, but once you start reading it after a few chapters, you will get a hold of it. If you are looking to read something challenging, then this is a perfect book. Though difficult, the book’s writing is beautiful. It’s almost effortless; everything go…

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The Real Lolita review: glittering fiction and gritty truths

Dec 01, 2018  · In the novel the death of Lolita’s mother leaves Humbert free to pursue his desires, the death feeling plotted, improbable. Sally’s fate was also improbable but contained within the strange...

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The Tragedy of Man Driven by Desire - The New York Times

Lolita is its fulfillment. She is the quintessence of the nymphet, discovered by total accident in an Eastern American small town. He is grotesque and horrible and …

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Lolita - Movie Review - The Austin Chronicle

Oct 16, 1998  · Lolita 1997, R, 137 min. Directed by Adrian Lyne. Starring Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella. REVIEWED By …

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Lana Del Rey – Lolita Lyrics | Genius Lyrics

Jan 27, 2012  · The name “Lolita” is a reference to Nabokov’s 1955 novel, Lolita, which Del Rey has made numerous references to in Born to Die. The …

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Lolita - Movie Reviews

Michael Wood The New York Review of Books Aug 17, 2018 Dominique Swain as Lolita is appropriately sulky and gawky, and she has a sudden, delayed smile which lights up the whole film whenever it ...