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Lolita (book)

  • Type: Novel

Lolita, or the Confession of a White Widowed Male

Humbert Humbert, a literature professor in his late 30s, is obsessed with the 12-year old Dolores Haze. The novel was banned for being obscene in Argentina, England, France, New Zealand and South Africa. - AsNotedIn

Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta.Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1955/00/00 Vladimir Nabokov Author Lolita - published
1955/00/00 Olympia Press Publisher Lolita - published

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Particulars for Lolita (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Art Attribute Erotica relating to or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length

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Original Language: English



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