Henry Miller

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Henry Miller
Henry Miller 1940.jpg
Miller in 1940
BornHenry Valentine Miller
26 December 1891(1891-12-26)
Yorkville, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Dee'd7 Juin 1980(1980-06-07) (aged 88)
Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
GenreSurrealism, roman à clef
Notable warksTropic of Cancer
Black Spring
Tropic of Capricorn
The Colossus of Maroussi
The Rosy Crucifixion
SpooseBeatrice Sylvas Wickens (1917–24)
June Miller (1924–34)
Janina Martha Lepska (1944–52)
Eve McClure (1953–60)
Hiroko Tokuda (1967–77)


Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – Juin 7, 1980) wis an American writer. He wis kent for breakin wi exeestin leeterar forms, developin a new sort o semi-autobiografical novelle that blendit chairacter study, social creeticism, filosofical reflection, expleecit leid, sex, surrealist free association, an mysticism.[1][2] His maist chairacteristic warks o this kynd are Tropic of Cancer (1934), Black Spring (1936), Tropic of Capricorn (1939) an The Rosy Crucifixion trilogy (1949–59), aw o which are based on his experiences in New York an Paris, an aw o which war banned in the Unitit States till 1961.[3] He an aa wrote traivel memoirs an leeterar creeticism, an pentit wattercolours.[4] He wis the lover o Anaïs Nin.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Shifreen, Lawrence J. (1979). Henry Miller: a Bibliography of Secondary Sources. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 75–77. ...Miller's metamorphosis and his acceptance of the cosmos.
  2. Mary V. Dearborn, The Happiest Man Alive: A Biography of Henry Miller, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991, p 12.
  3. "Henry Miller's novels censored and banned in US due to their sexually explicitly content," FileRoom.org, 2001.
  4. "Gallery," henrymiller.info. Accessed August 31, 2013.