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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977.
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1992
|Named Person:||Anaïs Nin; Anaïs Nin|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction / Rupert Pole --
The Diary --
Biographical Notes / Gunther Stuhlmann.
|Other Titles:||Diary of Anaïs Nin.|
|Responsibility:||with an introduction by Rupert Pole and biographical notes by Gunther Stuhlmann.|
When Nin began publishing sections of her diary in 1966, this aspect of her life was excised, though clearly there was more than could be told at the time concerning her relationships with Henry Miller and his wife, June, with the writer and actor Antonin Artaud, with her analysts Rene Allendy and Otto Rank, and - most important - with her father. Here now is the previously missing portion of Nin's life in the crucial years from 1932 to 1934, the shattering psychological drama that drove her to seek absolution from her psychoanalysts for the ultimate transgression. In its raw exposure of a woman's struggle to come to terms with herself, to find salvation in the very act of writing, Incest unveils an Anais Nin without masks and secrets, yet in the end still mysterious, perhaps inexplicable.