Renegade: Henry Miller and the Making of Tropic of Cancer
Henry Miller and the Making of "Tropic of Cancer" (Icons of America)
by Frederick Turner
Yale University Press
$24.95 List Price
In a letter to his lover, Anaïs Nin, Henry Miller wrote that he was possibly the only writer in our time who has had the chance to write only as he pleased. This kind of hyperbole marked his audacious, pornographic monologue of a first novel, Tropic of Cancer, which was published in the US fifty years ago (after the Supreme Court overturned a quarter-century ban). Now, in Renegade, scholar Frederick Turner reassesses
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