Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, – June 7, ) was an American writer. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms and developing a. Results 1 – 10 of 10 OPUS PISTORUM by HENRY MILLER and a great selection of related books, Opus Pistorum (La Sonrisa Vertical) (Spanish Edition). Results 1 – 30 of Opus Pistorum by Miller, Henry and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Henry Miller – Opus Pistorum

Inwhile he was still married to Beatrice, Miller met and became enamored of a mysterious dance hall dancer who was born Juliet Edith Smerth but went by the stage name June Mansfield. The publication of Miller’s Tropic of Cancer in the United States in by Grove Press led to a series of obscenity trials that tested American laws on pornography. Moving Images Distribution Society.

InMiller spent several months in Paris with June, a trip which was niller by Freedman. Miller’s papers can be found in the following library special collections:.

Opus Pistorum

Nin became his lover and financed the first printing of Tropic of Cancer in with money from Otto Rank. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Miller is mentioned again later in the novel.


Elmer Gertz miler, the lawyer who successfully argued the initial case for the novel’s publication in Illinoisbecame a lifelong friend of Miller’s; a volume of their correspondence has been published.

Ohio which was decided the same day inoverruled the state court findings of obscenity and declared the book a work of literature; it was one of the notable events in what has come to be known as the sexual revolution. Eio Books Retrieved 17 August Resources in your library Resources in other libraries.

Tony has stated that he ultimately intends to have his ashes mixed with those of his father and scattered in Big Sur. Grove Press, pp.

Servicewho recalled the story in his autobiography: Gersteinciting Jacobellis v. For other people named Henry Miller, see Henry Miller disambiguation. Retrieved September 26, In a letter to Eve, he described his shock at June’s “terrible” appearance, as she had by then degenerated both physically and mentally.

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They hadn’t seen each other in nearly three decades. While in Paris, June and Kronski did not get along, and June returned to Miller several months later. University of Pennsylvania Libraries. They divorced in[26] and she died espaoklikely as a result of alcoholism.

Henry Miller – Wikipedia

New Directions, p. There they were acquiring a slow and steady notoriety among both Europeans and the various enclaves of American cultural exiles. Views Read Edit View history.


InMiller oups and married his third wife, Janina Martha Lepska, a philosophy student who was 30 years his junior. Press, it was the first volume of the “Yes!

Born to be Wild”. Only copies of Miller’s chapbook On Turning Eighty were published. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat New Directions,p. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms and developing a new type of semi- autobiographical novel that blended character study, social criticism, philosophical reflection, stream of consciousness, explicit language, sex, surrealist free associationand mysticism.

Retrieved from ” https: This period in Paris was highly creative for Miller, and during this time he also established a significant and influential network of authors circulating around the Villa Espaok.

Miller’s correspondence with Durrell was later published in two books. Capra” chapbook series and is 34 pages in length. Miller described the visit in The Colossus of Maroussiwhich he considered his best book. In Marchduring a three-week vacation, he wrote his first novel, Clipped Wings.