4 edition of Henry Miller on Writing found in the catalog.
New Directions Paperbook
|Statement||New Directions Publishing Corporation|
|Publishers||New Directions Publishing Corporation|
|LC Classifications||June 1964|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 51 p. :|
|Number of Pages||45|
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Tcheou, I think it was. This period in Paris was highly creative for Miller, and during this time he also established a significant and influential network of authors circulating around the Villa Seurat. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms and developing a new type of semi- that blended character study, social criticism, philosophical reflection, stream of consciousness, explicit language, sex,and.
You have to get beyond pity in order to feel from the very roots of your being. His erudition and insights are deep, there is no obscenity in this book, and he calls into question what we take to be traditional A Saint, Sinner, or Great Writer?
A third novel written around this time, Crazy Cock, also went unpublished until after Miller's death.
-- The hope that we may one day awaken to a condition of life utterly different from that which we experience daily makes men willing victims of every form of tyranny and suppression.
Never more to speak or to Henry Miller on Writing or to think. During the last four years of his life, Miller held an ongoing correspondence of over 1,500 letters witha young model and columnist, actress and dancer. -- What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse.
Finally I came to a dead end, to a despair and desperation which few men have known, because there was no divorce between myself as writer and myself as man: to fail as a writer meant to fail as a man. The white prisons, the sidewalks swarming with maggots, the breadlines, the opium joints that are built like palaces, the kikes that are there, the lepers, the thugs, and above all, the ennui, the monotony of faces, streets, legs, houses, skyscrapers, meals, posters, jobs, crimes, loves.
You think man needs rule, he needs beer.
-- I thought, when I came upon her, that I was seizing hold of life. I read it over a couple of times and came to a realization: I'm not a novelist. it is in short a voyage of discovery, an adventure and this the log of that voyage in the life of a probing and powerful writer.
In times of war everything is permitted, everything condoned. -- The Englishman, be it noted, seldom resorts to violence; when he is sufficiently goaded he simply opens up, like the oyster, and devours his adversary.
Henry Miller, 1940 Portrait by Carl Van Vechten, Henry Miller on Writing of Congress COMMANDMENTS• I wrote down many of these little gems for reflecting upon later.
-- Art consists in going the full length.
Work according to Program and not according to mood.