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Henry Miller

Henry Miller

Author: David Stephen Calonne
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2014.
Series: Critical lives (London, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
As an author, Henry Miller (1891-1980) was infamous for his explicit descriptions of sex, and many of his novels, from The Tropic of Cancer to Black Spring , were banned in the United States on grounds of obscenity. But his books-frequently smuggled into his native country-became a major influence on the Beat Generation of American writers and would eventually lead to a groundbreaking series of obscenity trials that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Calonne, David Stephen, 1953-
Henry Miller.
London : Reaktion Books, 2014
Named Person: Henry Miller; Henry Miller
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Stephen Calonne
ISBN: 9781780233994 178023399X 1780233442 9781780233444
OCLC Number: 898176558
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Cover ; Henry Miller ; Imprint Page ; Contents ; 1. Paradise in the 14th Ward, 1891-1908 ; 2. Go West, Young Man, 1909-19 ; 3. Cosmodemonia, Mona, the Daimon of Writing, 1920-29; 4. Finding His Genius: Paris, 1930-39 ; 5. The Exile Returns: Air-Conditioned Nightmare and Big Sur Dream, 1940-51 ; 6. Magus on the Mountain, Tropics Triumphant, 1952-62 ; 7. Fame and Insomnia in Pacific Palisades, 1963-71 ; 8. On the Way to Devachan, 1972-80 ; References ; Select Bibliography ; Acknowledgements ; Photo Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Critical lives (London, England)
Responsibility: David Stephen Calonne.


Highlighting many areas of Henry Miller's life that have hitherto been neglected, Calonne's book takes a fascinating revisionary approach to the life and work of one of America's most controversial  Read more...


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