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by Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov started writing Lolita while teaching at Cornell University in 1949. He continued writing the novel while traveling with his wife around the country on summer butterfly hunting trips (Nabokov was an esteemed lepidopterist, or butterfly specialist), and completed the novel in 1954…

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Posted By drew k #340344 at Oct 10, 2013 12:43 PM

When does Quilty start following Lolita?

Hi,

I'm confused about when Clare starts stalking Lolita himself.

I know that Quilty's uncle was Lolita's neighbor, so Lolita may have met him at a younger age.

I know that the first time Quilty appears to Humbert is at the Enchanted Hunters hotel.

But how did he know to go to that hotel? Was he already stalking them then? If so, how did Lolita tell him to go there, or even know what hotel Humbert was headed for? Was it McFate that brought him there?

It's bothering me for some reason. Thanks for any input.

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Posted By romeo s #240591 at Mar 31, 2012 9:44 PM

Where does lolita spend most of her time

please provide any answers please i need help with this book tell me whats about and the good and bad things about just write a summary a short one with lots of info so i can say it to my classmates :)

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Posted By dian w #112259 at Nov 10, 2009 1:55 AM

thesis about lolita

what is lolita's best theme to be discussed in an undergraduate thesis?

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Posted By jeca t #190939 at Jun 20, 2011 7:44 PM