[Msa-discuss] Nabokov's Lolita: New Public Literary Role-Play on Twitter

Petra Dierkes-Thrun petradt at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 11:30:14 EDT 2014


TODAY!


*NEW LITERARY ROLE-PLAY ON TWITTER: *
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>  *LOLITA AND HUMBERT HUMBERT ON THE ROAD*
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> *Thursday, June ​5​, 24 hours: #lolitatrip*
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> Dear colleagues:
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> Some of you may remember our literary Twitter role-plays for Wilde's *The
> Picture of Dorian Gray *(October 2012) and *Dorian Gray and Friends: A
> Decadent Soiree *(March 2014). We had hundreds of people participate from
> all over the world with great energy, creativity, and fun; some colleagues
> even assigned our game to their classes for extra credit. My current
> Stanford class "Literature and Transgression" and I are ready to do it
> again, this time with the most notorious road trip in American literature:
> Vladimir Nabokov's *Lolita*.
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> *We will be playing on Twitter on Thursday, June ​5​, 2014 (for the whole
> calendar day, so you can chime in any time regardless of your time zone),
> hashtag #lolitatrip; follow @petradt or/and @LolitaRoadtrip to find us on
> Twitter. * All details here:
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> http://litilluminations.wordpress.com/2014/05/29/on-the-road-with-lolita-and-humbert-humbert-a-public-literary-twitter-role-play/
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> Please participate and forward widely!
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> Thank you, and all best wishes for the summer--
> Petra Dierkes-Thrun
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> Petra Dierkes-Thrun, PhD
> Lecturer, Department of Comparative Literature
> and Program in Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies
> 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 260 (Pigott Hall)
> Stanford University
> Stanford, CA 94305
> pdthrun at stanford.edu
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> Co-Editor, *The Latchkey: Journal of New Woman Studies
> <http://www.oscholars.com/Latchkey/start.htm>*
> Advisory Editor, boundary2.org (Duke UP)
> Book: *Salome's Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of
> Transgression <https://www.press.umich.edu/1979616/salomes_modernity>*
> Editorial Board, RODOPI Dialogue Series
> <http://www.rodopi.nl/senj.asp?SerieId=DIALOGUE>
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