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Letters and cards (47), photographs (17), books and printed ephemera (11), and enclosures (20): to Suzen Kahaner, 1966-1972 bulk 1966.

Author: Henry Miller; Suzen Kahaner
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Database:WorldCat
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While a student at Hofstra University, Kahaner wrote to Miller after secretly reading a copy of Tropic of Cancer. Miller responded with a postcard followed by numerous letters, friendly and lascivious, with mention of many celebrities, brief comment on works ranging from Shakespeare's writing to The Sound of Music, and advice to Kahaner on personal problems. Miller and Kahaner never met, but spoke frequently on the  Read more...
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Named Person: Steve Allen; Ursula Andress; Diane Baker; Jean-Paul Belmondo; Charlie Chaplin; Salvador Dalí; Michael Dunn; Lawrence Durrell; Ava Gardner; Ben Gazzara; Ben Grauer; George Grosz; Hermann Hesse; Jennifer Jones; Louis Lomax; Lisa Lu; Jeanne Moreau; Alfred Perlès; Longsang Rampa; Jean Renoir; William Shakespeare; Elkie Sommer; Inga Stevens; Rip Torn; Walt Whitman
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Miller; Suzen Kahaner
OCLC Number: 270955608
Description: total 95 items (ca. 84 p. of letters) + with many envelopes

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While a student at Hofstra University, Kahaner wrote to Miller after secretly reading a copy of Tropic of Cancer. Miller responded with a postcard followed by numerous letters, friendly and lascivious, with mention of many celebrities, brief comment on works ranging from Shakespeare's writing to The Sound of Music, and advice to Kahaner on personal problems. Miller and Kahaner never met, but spoke frequently on the telephone. The letters make passing reference to, among others: Steve Allen, Ursula Andress, Diane Baker, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Charlie Chaplin, Salvador Dali, Michael Dunn, Lawrence Durell, Ava Gardner, Ben Gazzara, Ben Grauer, Jennifer Jones, Louis Lomax, Lisa Lu, Jeanne Moreau, Alfred Perls̈, Jean Renoir, Elkie Sommer, Inga Stevens, and Rip Torn, and the work of George Grosz, Hermann Hesse, Longsang Rampa, William Shakespeare, and Walt Whitman.

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