Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0025316, Wed, 23 Apr 2014 03:10:32 -0400

Re: SIGHTING: Charlie Chaplin and Humbert in LO
>Charlie Chaplin was a suspicious and angry man.
>His hubris had no limits, nor his interest in
>young women. Did he inspire Nabokov's Lolita?...

This gossip, snark, and psycho analysis on the
Nabokov forum, of all places? And
"obsessive-compulsive disorder"? Really......

Does anyone here remember Charlie Chaplin? The
artist and the grandeur and the conscience.......

The raison d'etre of his work was not only
aesthetic bliss but justice; and for justice he
sacrificed both wealth and home.

Walter Miale

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