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The Time of the Assassins: A Study of Rimbaud [NOOK Book]

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This study is not literary criticism but a fascinating chapter in Miller's own spiritual autobiography.

The social function of the creative personality is a recurrent theme with Henry Miller, and this book is perhaps his most poignant and concentrated analysis of the artist's dilemma.
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The Time of the Assassins: A Study of Rimbaud

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Overview

This study is not literary criticism but a fascinating chapter in Miller's own spiritual autobiography.

The social function of the creative personality is a recurrent theme with Henry Miller, and this book is perhaps his most poignant and concentrated analysis of the artist's dilemma.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811221641
  • Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
  • Publication date: 3/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,342,573
  • File size: 369 KB

Meet the Author

Henry Miller (1891—1980) was one of the most controversial American novelists during his lifetime. His book, The Tropic of Cancer, was banned in the some U.S. states before being overruled by the Supreme Court. New Directions publishes several of his books.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 15, 2002

    Henry Miller Reflects on the Boy-Poet

    Miller casts Rimbaud as the archetypal poet-as-seer. Rimbaud believed in the quest to live the life of fullest experience and understanding. Miller does nothing to hid his admiration of Rimbaud, or of the influence Rimbaud's life exerted over his own. If you are a fan of either, this book is highly recommended.

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