Sexual Fables
This article accompanies the fable
The Age of Consent

20th Century Timeline:

1905-6 Mark Twain’s Eve’s Diary published
1909    Mark Twain writes Letters from the Earth (finally published in 1962)
1910    Death of Mark Twain
1922    T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland published
1924    A 35-year-old Chaplin marries 16-year-old Lita Grey.  They divorced two years later.
1940    Chaplin’s The Great Dictator released in theaters
1942    T.S. Eliot’s Little Gidding published
1943    A 54-year-old Chaplin marries a17-year-old Oona O’Neill.
1950    C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe published
1952    Chaplin leaves the U.S. and lives in Vevey, Switzerland
1953    Death of Dylan Thomas in Manhattan
1954-5 Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings is published
1955    Nabokov’s Lolita published in Paris and in 1958 in the U.S.
1960    Nabokov moves to Montreux, Switzerland
1977    Deaths of Nabokov in Montreux and Chaplin in Vevey

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