NABOKV-L post 0011792, Wed, 7 Sep 2005 20:52:56 -0700

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Fwd: Re: Jo Morgan re Michael Maar's evidence on the
Lolita/Lichberg issue.
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EDNOTE.
Anthony Stadlen is an Honorary Visiting Fellow of Regent's College School of
Psychotherapy and Counselling, London, and a former Honorary Research Fellow of
the Freud Museum, London. He has also written about LOLITA.

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Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 11:14:35 EDT
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Subject: Re: Jo Morgan re Michael Maar's evidence on the Lolita/Lichberg issue.
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In a message dated 07/09/2005 03:39:28 GMT Standard Time,
chtodel@gss.ucsb.edu writes:

> The decoding work in Solving Nabokov's Lolita Riddle (SNLR)proves this went
> far
> beyond simple fondling to include oral and penetrative anal sex.

I have not read Ms Morgan's work, but this claim is surely absurd. No
"decoding" of a fictional text prove what went on in the author's life. At best
it
can result in an interesting hypothesis, consistent with the known data, which
would need further evidence to confirm or refute it.

Anthony Stadlen

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