Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – Juin 7, 1980) wis an American writer. He wis kent for breakin wi existin leeterar forms, developin a new sort o semi-autobiographical 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 whilk are based on his experiences in New York an Paris, an aw o whilk wis banned in the Unitit States till 1961.[3] He wrate traivel memoirs an leeterar criticism, an pentit wattercolours.[4] He wis the lover o Anaïs Nin.[5]

Henry Miller
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)


References eedit

  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.
  5. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/entertainment/books/1987/12/20/body-and-soul-anais-nin-and-henry-miller/0fcbb41b-11ee-4fb1-9803-56f83d34a9c4/ "Even before they became lovers, she took on the support of the unrecognized genius Henry Miller"