Sexus (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
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The title comes from a sentence near the end of Miller's Tropic of Capricorn: "All my Calvaries were rosy crucifixions, pseudo-tragedies to keep the fires of hell burning brightly for the real sinners who are in danger of being forgotten. After his move to Ocampo Drive, he held dinner parties for the artistic and literary figures of the time.
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Miller became fluent in French during his ten-year stay in Paris and lived in France until June 1939. It is autobiographical and tells the story of Miller's first tempestuous marriage and his relentless sexual exploits in New York.Orwell, George "Inside the Whale" Archived 2005-08-02 at the Wayback Machine, London: Victor Gollancz Ltd.
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The New York Times stated, "Miller uses licentious sex scenes to set the stage for his philosophical discussions of self, love, marriage and happiness. His most famous works, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, were written while Miller was an expatriate living in Paris and were originally published in France in the mid-1930s. We understand that not everyone can donate right now, but if you can afford to contribute, we promise it will be put to good use.They soon were holding the top spots on the Publishers Weekly best-seller list along with two more of Miller's books, the recently unbanned The World of Sex and Quiet Days in Clichy. After a year-long trip around the United States, a journey that would become material for The Air-Conditioned Nightmare, he moved to California in June 1942, initially residing just outside Hollywood in Beverly Glen, before settling in Big Sur in 1944. Following the trial, in 1964–65, Miller's other books, which had also been banned in the US, were published by Grove Press: Black Spring, Tropic of Capricorn, Quiet Days in Clichy, Sexus, Plexus and Nexus.
Sexus: The Rosy Crucifixion I - Henry Miller - Google Books
A Conversation with Henry Miller, Michigan: Michigan Quarterly Review, Published at The University of Michigan, 1981. Frank Getlein, "Henry Miller's Crowded Simple Life," Archived September 23, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Milwaukee Journal, June 9, 1957.During the late 1930s Miller also learned about German-born sailor George Dibbern, helped to promote his memoire Quest and organized charity to help him. Of this remarkable project, Lawrence Durrell has said: "The completion of his seven-volume autobiography, if it fulfills the promise of what he has already given us, will put his name amongst the three or four great figures of the age.