Download The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934 by Anais Nin PDF

By Anais Nin

This celebrated quantity starts off whilst Nin is set to post her first booklet and ends whilst she leaves Paris for brand spanking new York. Edited and with a Preface through Gunther tuhlmann; Index.

Show description

Read Online or Download The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934 PDF

Best authors books

Toni Morrison (Bloom's Modern Critical Views)

This variation of Bloom's significant Novelists examines the paintings of the winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Literature, Toni Morrison. integrated is an research of what a few critics view as her most powerful novel, track of Solomon. different works studied during this textual content contain The Bluest Eye, Sula, music of Solomon, and cherished.

Flight Dreams: A Life in the Midwestern Landscape (Singular Lives)

"When i used to be 11 the area used to be choked with birds," writes Lisa Knopp of her girlhood in Burlington, Iowa. choosing up the place she left off in her rst booklet, field of regard, Knopp knits jointly sections of her lifestyles tale via a development of pictures drawn from nature. the main wide-spread of those unifying topics are metaphors of flight--birds, wind, relocating upward and outward and around the midwestern panorama from Nebraska and Iowa to southern Illinois.

Herta Müller

This quantity is a severe better half to the works of Herta Müller, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2009. Müller (1953-) is a Romanian-German novelist, essayist and manufacturer of collages whose paintings has been in comparison with that of W. G. Sebald and Franz Kafka. The Nobel Committee defined her as a author 'who, with the focus of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the panorama of the dispossessed'.

Additional resources for The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934

Sample text

No one will know where to look for him for he hides his two faces from all. There are times when he is still asleep in some unknown hotel with an unknown woman when he should be at his office, and other times when he is working late at his office, while his friends are waiting for him at the Café du Dôme. He has two recurrent monologues. One is patterned after a trial for plagiarism. It seems that a great many people have copied his novels, his plays, and his ideas. He is preparing a long brief to sue them.

I would fall asleep for a while and then see images on the screen, and I could not tell the difference between the film and a dream. I saw my wife, June, as she looked when she announced to me one morning in New York: 'You always wanted to go to Paris and become a writer, well, I have the money. But I can't go with you. ' The story on the screen was about a woman who lied, she lied, and damn it, she made the lie come true. She wanted to become an actress so she invented that she had a love affair with the best known of all the actors, and publicized it so well, in such heightened colors, that the actor himself came to confront her.

He was never concerned about the identity or individuality of his women, but because June would not acknowledge any, he began to search for one. Why did she fix his attention? Did she have a more voluptuous body, a more penetrating voice, a more dazzling smile than other women? He paints her in his novel in opulent colors. I wonder if it is not so much that June hides a great deal from him, but that he fails to see what is there, as I begin to see a June who does not baffle me. Perhaps when she talks so much about the others who love her, it is not to conceal whether she loves them or not, but because this is what interests her.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 26 votes