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June 27, 2007


Lolita_goth El Señor Nabokov on French Television with Spanish subtitles. (From Achtung Baby!)

How to Be a Gothic Lolita. Gothic Lolita or "GothLoli" (ゴスロリ, gosurori) is a subcategory of the Lolita fashion, a street fashion among Japanese female teenagers

Christopher Plummer as Nabokov lecturing on Kafka’s Metamorphosis (1989)

Forget Lolita - let's hear it for lepidoptery

The tale: an ape in a zoo is taught how to draw. The first thing it draws is the bars of its cage. I've heard this story a couple of times (often in connection with Vladimir Nabokov), but can't find any information about the original experiment. Did this actually happen? Is it just a fable? Did Nabokov get Punk'd? Who was this ape and where can I find out more?

/// A Huge Depository of Unusual Nabokov Links Here

June 27, 2007 in Books - Nabokov | Permalink


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That lepidoptery link is cruel to those of us who are lepidopterophobic. See ihatebutterflies.com

Posted by: Kat at Jun 30, 2007 6:30:19 PM

Loli-goth fashion is fascinating. Another great link: La Carmina's Gothic Lolita fashion blog at http://www.lacarmina.com
It has tons of Gothic Lolita photos, blog posts, reviews, and more.

Posted by: Gothloli Gal at Nov 20, 2007 3:39:06 PM

isint gothic lolita the dresses what the chicks have on?? just wondering....

Posted by: emoGurl at Mar 5, 2008 12:08:26 AM

sorry but i think ...
a mean
i know the gothic lolita its a life-style if now its a mode its just becouse now is famous

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Posted by: minerva at Mar 20, 2008 2:03:30 PM

I love gothic lolita it rocks i am going to tesch myself to make them so i can wear them to school isnt thst like awesome

Posted by: STORM at Mar 21, 2008 8:13:17 PM

hi i was wondering what is the site where i can order the bracelet in the picture above. i used to have the site but i lost it. can you email it to me if possible??? i really wanted to wear that to my prom.

Posted by: Kathy at Apr 21, 2008 10:10:29 PM

well i think the goth loli can be a life-style but it can be a verry nice mode,i love it becaise it's verry elegant, i'm not a goth loli -life-style- but i make cosplay ^w^ it's realy funny.

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Posted by: sakura tsukino at May 2, 2008 3:17:58 PM

i'm geting my friend a gothic lolita dress

Posted by: Lauren at May 5, 2008 3:32:23 PM

Lolita fashion has nothing to do with the Nabokov book...in fact most lolita (asian) have never heard of it

Posted by: Malice at Jun 3, 2008 9:56:43 PM

Heh, nice little story, I wouldn't be surprised if it isn't tru, what else would it have to look at?

Posted by: Gothic shop at Jul 24, 2008 6:30:48 AM

you can buy that stuff also at www.mfashion.eu they sell alot of the japanese brands.

Posted by: cute at Feb 7, 2009 1:20:14 PM

Gothic Lolita is my fav dress now

Posted by: Gothic lolita at Sep 29, 2009 8:35:46 AM