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Tropic of Cancer First edition. Retrieved September 25, Limited edition, this is copy no.

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As a struggling writer, Miller describes his experience living among a community of bohemians in Paris, where he intermittently suffers from hunger, homelessness, squalor, loneliness and despair over his recent separation from his wife. Showing best matches Show all copies. The tone of the book is undoubtedly low; The Tropic of Cancerin fact, from the point of view both of its happenings and of the language in which they are conveyed, is the lowest book of any real literary merit that I ever remember to have read Text printed on heavy Marais stock.

University of Illinois Press. Up to the present, my idea of collaborating with myself has been to get off the gold standard of literature. It is regarded as an important work of 20th-century literature. A very nice copy in a restored slipcase. I understood then why it is that Paris attracts the tortured, the hallucinated, the great maniacs of love. Even if that is objected to as an overstatement, it will probably be admitted that Miller is a writer out of the ordinary, worth more than a single glance Views Read Edit View history.


Retrieved October 10, French language translation published in Paris 16 years before this first appeared in the US when it became the subject of an obscenity trial. But there is also a wild extravagance, a mad gaiety, a verve, a gusto, at times almost a delirium.

millfr We are all alone here and we are dead. Find Rare Books Book Value. With a little ingenuity, or by paying a little over the published price, you can get hold of it, and even if parts of it disgust you, it will stick in your memory. The first three sentences are:. Retrieved October 22, Inthe U.

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This is the trade edition. It is a cesspool, an open sewer, a pit of putrefaction, a slimy gathering of all that is rotten in the debris of human depravity. Goodman declared both novels obscene.

In Sexual Politicsa book originally published inKate Millett wrote that Miller “is a compendium of American sexual neuroses”, showing “anxiety and contempt” toward women in works such as Tropic of Cancer. There is not a crumb of dirt anywhere, nor a chair misplaced. xancer

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Miller, Bukowski and their enemies 2nd ed. Retrieved September 23, But everything he has written is a poem in the best as well as in the broadest sense of the word. Au revoir les enfants Louis Malle.

Selections from the Frederick R. Samuel Beckett hailed it as “a momentous event in the history of modern writing”.