Incest

Incest

From "a Journal of Love" : the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin, 1932-1934

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
The author's diary includes details of her relationships with Henry Miller and his wife, June, Antonin Artaud, Rene Allendy, Otto Rank and her father

Blackwell North Amer
Few writings explore a woman's love life in such detail, with such subtlety, insight, and pain, as does Anais Nin's original, uncensored diary. It is a life record that deals openly with the physical aspects of relationships and unsparingly with the full spectrum of psychological ramifications. Here was a woman who sought the freedom to act out her sexual and emotional desires with the same guiltless, "amoral" abandon that men have always claimed for themselves.
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.

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This previously unpublished portion of the author's diary includes details of her relationships with Henry Miller and his wife, June; writer and actor Antonin Artaud; and her father. By the author of Little Birds. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780151443666
0151443661
Branch Call Number: 818x NIN NIN
Characteristics: xi, 418 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes: Includes index

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This is the second book.

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