Conversations with Henry Miller

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Here is the inimitable Henry Miller (1891-1980) speaking candidly about himself and his robust fiction—Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, The Air-Conditioned Nightmare. In this enticing collection he argues convincingly for the things that have mattered in his full and exhilarating life. He and his interviewers cover the range of his engrossing works that stirred obscenity charges, as well as his life as an expatriate, his loves and conquests, his goals, his beliefs, and his probing insights into the culture ...

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Overview

Here is the inimitable Henry Miller (1891-1980) speaking candidly about himself and his robust fiction—Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, The Air-Conditioned Nightmare. In this enticing collection he argues convincingly for the things that have mattered in his full and exhilarating life. He and his interviewers cover the range of his engrossing works that stirred obscenity charges, as well as his life as an expatriate, his loves and conquests, his goals, his beliefs, and his probing insights into the culture that produced him and repulsed him.

These conversations serve as a retrospective visit with one of America's most distinctively opinionated, most singularly identifiable, and most invigorating authors.

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The inimitable Henry Miller speaks candidly about himself, his fiction, and his life in this collection of interviews from 1956- 1977. He and his interviewers discuss the novel that stirred the obscenity charges as well as his life as an expatriate, his loves and lovers, his goals, beliefs and insight into art and American culture. Paper edition unseen, $15.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878055203
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 12/1/1994
  • Series: Literary Conversations Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,373,742
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.58 (d)

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