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Conclusion: A New Kind of Byronism

David Roessel

in In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195143867
eISBN:
9780199871872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143867.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This concluding chapter looks at the Greece brought into existence by Henry Miller and Lawrence Durrell. The two authors reinvested modern Greece with meaning by stripping it of all political ... More


Postmobilization Kinkiness: Barnes, West, Miller, and the Military’s Frankness about Sex and Venereal Disease

Keith Gandal

in The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338911
eISBN:
9780199867127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338911.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, American, 20th Century Literature

By the 1930s, the postmobilization tale of Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and Hemingway (the racist promiscuity plot) was already being subverted, while still being utilized. In Tropic of Cancer by Henry ... More


Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

David Igler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Few industrial enterprises left a more enduring imprint on the American West than Miller and Lux, a vast meatpacking conglomerate started by two San Francisco butchers in 1858. This book examines how ... More


Introduction

Katy Masuga

in Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter introduces Henry Miller, as well as several writers who had a deep influence on his work. It looks at his focus as a writer and presents an analysis of his form, language and style in ... More


Henry Miller and How He Got That Way

Katy Masuga

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641185
eISBN:
9780748651986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641185.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Identifying six significant writers – Whitman, Dostoevsky, Rimbaud, Lewis Carroll, Proust and D. H. Lawrence – this book explores their influence on Henry Miller's work as well as Miller's ... More


Into the Night Life: Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin

in Cinematic Fictions: The Impact of the Cinema on the American Novel up to World War II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312120
eISBN:
9781846315190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315190.013
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the works of Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin, both of whom used continental surrealist cinema to compose dream narratives. Miller's first attempt at a dream narrative occurs in ... More


Unreconstructed Cowboys in an Industrial Nation

David Igler

in Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by describing the final years of Henry Miller's life, and then explains that after his death, the company entered a steady decline from which it would not recover. Next it ... More


The San Joaquin Valley: Landscape, History, and Memory

David Igler

in Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by describing the San Joaquin Valley, where “there were wild horses and elk that can be seen running in every direction,” and then tells of how Henry Miller remembers the said ... More


Nature’s Highway

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 examines the transformative effect of the opening of Highway 1 in 1937. This chapter argues that planning foresight positioned Big Sur to become one of the state’s best-preserved ... More


Big Sur: Utopia, U.S.A.?

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The West that emerged in the postwar era—a rapidly growing, suburban, industrialized, consumer-oriented region—shaped American culture, and this culture became the foil against which Henry Miller and ... More


Canto 35

Richard Parker

in Readings in the Cantos: Volume I

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781942954408
eISBN:
9781786944337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781942954408.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this chapter I address Ezra Pound’s Canto 35, exploring its relation to and discussion of “Mitteleuropa”. The Canto is profoundly ambivalent throughout, making it hard to discern Pound’s attitude ... More


Coda: The Next Lawrence or Joyce: The Obelisk and Olympia Presses

Chris Forster

in Filthy Material: Modernism and the Media of Obscenity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190840860
eISBN:
9780190840907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840860.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This brief coda compares two related Parisian anglophone publishers and their most notable publications: Jack Kahane’s Obelisk Press, publisher of Henry Miller’s The Tropic Cancer; and Maurice ... More


Items Ephemera of the Obelisk Press

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents a list of ephemera published by the Obelisk Press. These include the flyers for Peter Neagoe's Storm and for Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer, and printed postcard promoting ... More


A Very British Pornographer:: The Life of Jack Kahane

in Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311017
eISBN:
9781846313684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313684.002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the life story of Jack Kahane, the Manchester–born founder of Obelisk Press in Paris, France. It explains that Kahane was a novelist and short story writer in the 1920s, ... More


“Essay on Non-teleological Thinking”

Katharine A. Rodger

in Breaking Through: Essays, Journals, and Travelogues of Edward F. Ricketts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247048
eISBN:
9780520932661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247048.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Edward F. Ricketts developed his “Essay on Non-teleological Thinking” during the early years of his friendship with John Steinbeck, a period also marked by collaborations with Joseph Campbell, Henry ... More


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