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Henry Miller and Religion

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This study argues that this previously banned author devoted his entire life to articulating a religion of self-liberation in his autobiographical books, examining his life and work within the context of fringe religious movements that were linked with the avant-garde in New York City and Paris at the first of the 20th century. This study shows how these transatlantic move ...more
Hardcover, 163 pages
Published June 7th 2007 by Routledge (first published 2007)
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Joshua Buhs
Apr 15, 2014 Joshua Buhs rated it liked it
A nice little monograph. Probably should have been published as a paper somewhere, instead, and so overpriced ($147 list) I don't understand how the editors at Routledge can look at themselves in the mirror.

Basically, Nesbit argues that Henry Miller dropped from critical acclaim after his three important books--Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Black Spring--in part because his name became associated with smut, in part because Miller bruned bridges with potential allies, and in part becaus
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