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The move to shut down Nobokov’s Lolita with violence

by | 7th, March 2013


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IN the New Yorker, Michael Idov writes about the problems of staging Lolita, a play based on Vladimir Nabokov’s book. It’s the 1955 story of a middle-aged professor who falls for a 12-year-old girl. The  Sunday Express called Lolita  “sheer unrestrained pornography” . It might be.

“Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta.”   So it begins. The

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