"Anaïs Nin: I have frequently written about her" - A Compendium of Henry Miller's Writings on Anaïs Nin

© Galleria Millon.

"Anaïs Nin: I have frequently written about her."

Henry Miller, 1970.  Quoted in Jay Martin's Always Merry & Bright: The Life of Henry Miller - An Unauthorized Biography.  (Capra Press, 1978). 
 
... with Anaïs one was either in her favour or not.  She was like a duchesse dispensing her favours or withholding them at will.  Often one fell out of her favour over a trifle.  To regain her good graces was like climbing Mt. Fuji.

Miller.  Book of Friends - Joey: A Loving Portrait of Alfred Perlès Together With Some Bizarre Episodes Relating to the Opposite Sex.  (Capra Press, 1979).  Pages 13, 14.

The following list excludes mentions within individual texts.



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* 'On House of Incest  - A "Preface" and a "Review" ', (1932).  ANAIS - An International Journal 5, (1987).  111 - 114.

* 'From the Black-Lace Laboratory: Correspondence with Henry Miller, 1932-1933'.  Letters omitted from A Literate Passion: Letters of Anaïs Nin & Henry Miller 1932 – 1953, (1988).  ANAIS: 4, (1986).  80 - 108.  

* 'A Laboratory of the Soul: The Fateful Character of Louveciennes'.  (1 January 1933).  ANAIS: 7, (1989).  47 - 50.

* 'More About Anais Nin: Two Letters', (1933).  Sunday after the War, (New Directions, 1944).  The full text of the second letter is in ANAIS: 6, (1988) under the title 'About the "Mona" Pages'.  93 - 103.

* 'The Diary of Anaïs Nin – An Introduction', (Booster, October 1937).  ANAIS: 14, (1996).  14 - 18.

Un Etre Etoilique, (1937).

* Some "Biographical Dope" on Anais Nin', (18 February 1938).  ANAIS: 10, (1992), 129.

* 'The Authoress at Seventeen – A Letter'.  ANAIS: 15, (1997).  7.

* 'Foreword – On Anaïs Nin’s Diary'.  ANAIS: 15, (1997)  26.  

Heaven Beyond Heaven.  (1940, 2022).

* 'I Am What I Want to Be – Letters to Anaïs Nin', (October / November 1942).  ANAIS: 15, (1997).  44.  I was unable to check whether these are included in Letters to Anaïs Nin.


A Literate Passion: Letters of Anaïs Nin & Henry Miller 1932 - 1953.  (1987).

* 'Between Freud & Henry Miller: Miller on Nin.'  Village Voice, (26 May 1966).  5 - 6.


* 'Venus Anadyomene', (19 April 1977).

* 'Tribute to Anaïs Nin', (American Academy of Arts & Letters, 1977).

* 'Liane de Champaur — The “scandal” of My Friend Henry Miller'.  A Café in Space - The Anaïs Nin Literary Journal: 11, (2014).  1 - 16.  The title on the contents page prints the fictional surname as Liane de Lampaur.  Both are incorrect.  The actual name under which Nin appears disguised in Alfred Perlès' memoir is Liane de Champsaur.  


Appendix: Anaïs Nin's Writings on Henry Miller.



Henry & June: From ‘A Journal of Love’ – The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (1931 – 1932).  Edited by Rupert Pole, (1986).  Two film adaptations were made based upon the book: Henry & June (1990) directed by Philip Kaufman, with Fred Ward as Henry, Uma Thurman as June, and Maria de Medeiros as Anaïs Nin. The movie was the first film to be released in the United States with an NC-17 rating.  Another adaptation released the previous year was The Room of Words (La stanza delle parole), a low-budget Italian production directed by Franco Molé.

* "Je T’Aime, Je T'Aime" – Two Letters to June Miller'.  Partially quoted and omitted from Henry & June: From ‘A Journal of Love’ – The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (1931 – 1932).  Edited by Rupert Pole, (1986).  ANAIS: 9, (1991).  75 - 77.

* 'With Henry & June, November 1932'.  Includes entries omitted from the published diary.  ANAIS: 5, (1987).  3 - 14.

* 'Notes on Tropic of Cancer', (25 February 1933).

* 'Preface to Henry Miller's Black Spring', (1936).  I was unable to check whether this is the same work as 'The Smell of the Street': A Boost for Black Spring', (The Booster, November 1937).  Also in ANAIS: 5, (1987).  22, 23.

Preface to Henry Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer', (1947).

* 'On Proust & Dostoevsky—A letter to Henry Miller'.  ANAIS: 16, (1998).  3.  

* 'A Critical Correspondence: Letters to Henry Miller', (1942).  I was unable to check whether these are included in A Literate Passion.  ANAIS: 15, (1997).  52.


* 'An Afternoon with Anais Nin, An Evening with Henry Miller', (Harvard Advocate, February 1970).  2, 3.


* Rupert Pole & John Ferrone.  'The Making of Henry & June, the Book—Correspondence: 1985, 1986'.  A Café in Space - The Anaïs Nin Literary Journal: 4, (2007).  5.

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