A Literate Passion: Letters of Anais Nin & Henry Miller, 1932-1953

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The intimacy between Nin and Miller, first disclosed in Henry and June, is documented further in this impassioned exchange of letters between the two controversial writers. Edited and with an Introduction by Gunther Stuhlmann; Index.

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A Literate Passion: Letters of Anaïs Nin & Henry Miller, 1932-1953

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Overview

The intimacy between Nin and Miller, first disclosed in Henry and June, is documented further in this impassioned exchange of letters between the two controversial writers. Edited and with an Introduction by Gunther Stuhlmann; Index.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780156527910
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 4/28/1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 295,061
  • Product dimensions: 6.09 (w) x 9.23 (h) x 1.09 (d)

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Ana-s Nin (1903-1977) was born in Paris and aspired at an early age to be a writer. An influential artist and thinker, she was the author of several novels, short stories, critical studies, a collection of essays, two volumes of erotica, and nine published volumes of her Diary.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2006

    A Treat For The Senses

    Ah, the prose that poured from Henry Miller's pen...It is amazing to think that Miller could knock off such deep, rich conversations in ink on a regular basis. It was said that he kept up correspondence with several friends and often felt his letters were a lifeline and I could certainly see how they were for Nin, whose responses were often vapid or posed. Miller showed us the other side of the King - open and wonderfully vulnerable while still needing to be strong. Nin was the classic courtesan, fluttering about in costumes and rarely removing the artfully applied makeup that so enchanted her audience. There were times after reading a particularly moving bit of correspondence that I would pause and hug the opened book to my chest, hoping to somehow absorb the words, they were so beautifully written. Then I would have to remind myself that it was just a letter...

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