[ US /ɫoʊˈɫitə/ ]
  1. a sexually precocious young girl
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  • I felt it a totally inappropriate choice by the publishers given the girl in the painting is about the same age as Lolita (much younger than her 14 years in the movie adaptation) and is cropped down version of a painting which originally included a cat. A Book by Any Other Cover « Write Anything
  • On some level, I think HH is the conqueror, and Lolita is his new land … he ravages and pillages her in fine European tradition, and yet he fails to understand either what he is trying to get from her, or what she is actually giving him. Reading Lolita « Tales from the Reading Room
  • It finishes this weekend with the third outing of the Anime Festival, taking in film screenings Redline and the original 1954 Godzilla, cutesy J-pop performances, and fashion shows showcasing the Victorian doll-style Lolita look. This week's new events
  • InsomniacLolita - Your comment literally made me lough out loud. Camera Critters: Fuji
  • In both, they have a passionate affair and finally Lolita dies, devastating her lover.
  • Because in Humbert's private mythology, Dolly is the "nymphet" Lolita, a creature whose "true nature is not human, but … demoniac," a changeling without family or history, existing on an "intangible island of entranced time," where neither she nor Humbert will ever grow up. Lolita At 50, And Forever Young
  • Lolita is his preferred nymphet, and the book is a record of his disastrous affair with her. From the archive, 23 January 1959: Lolita and its critics
  • His emphasis upon Lolita’s thisness, what Joyce called haecceity, is the unshakable foundation of his effort to restore her individuality, to break the spell of her “nymphage,” to see her as the unique woman he has uniquely damaged. The enactment of moral experience
  • It has a concealed door, falsely mysterious, imitation of a hotel hallway, phantom of the "lush" Duk Duk Ranch where Quilty takes Lolita and has her perform "filthy, fancy" deeds; through the door is a seedy lounge, upholstered in burgundy velvet, where a wheezing electric system is triggered whenever a client enters, and a theater curtain is raised, revealing a mirrored wall. In the Footsteps of Tocqueville (Part Three)
  • Humbert takes Lolita on an extraordinary journey across America so that he can continue to indulge his nympholepsy without having to worry that someone will discover the true nature of his relationship with Lolita.
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