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And his wife June's striking beauty When June leaves Paris for New York Henry and Anaïs begin a fiery affair that liberates her sexually and morally but also undermines her marriage and eventually leads her into psychoanalysis As she grapples with. Henry and June is the type of journal that makes me want to highlight passage after passagesince journals so often have the types of personal reflections that are hard to achieve in pure fiction I did get bored with it fast though Maybe because after the first few instances of lust jealousy psychoanalysis and then lust jealousy and psychoanalysis it was pretty much the same events and observations repeating themselves in different forms But then again journals aren t supposed to be designed to engage the reader they re designed to be self fulfilling So it s kinda hard to complain about a journal from a reader s standpoint Which brings me to wonder something about these writings Nin shared her journal with several people actually most of the men in her life who she writes about read her journal at some point with her permission So I m curious about how honestly she really wrote knowing it could potentially be read by her subjects It seemed honestraw but do we tailor things to the eyes of those who will be reading it The same way we might be inclined to structure fiction according to a workshop we re in or which publisher we re aiming for Nin says at one point in her journal that she no longer wants to write about her husband because she can t do so honestly that it s like writing about God You exalt someone and create a distance between yourself and that person not wanting to say anything bad about them for fear of being blasphemous In this case it seemed to be Nin being attentive to her husband s sensitivity and the tenderness she felt for him even though her physical passion was found through Henry At one point in the journal her psychiatrist said to her You do not want weak men but until they have become weak in your hands you are not satisfied Though he tended to make annoying generalizations I think he really nailed that one I was wondering if her passions were so intense toward Henry only because she couldn t possess him completely It seems so common especially if you broaden it to everyday greed Because of her greed Nin s husband also nailed it when he said this to her Beware of being trapped in your own imaginings You instill sparks in others you charge them with your illusions and when they burst forth into illuminations you are taken in Detective Wanda Wolfe no longer wants to write about her husband because she can t do so honestly that it s like writing about God You exalt someone and create a distance between yourself and that person Riverside. Sen w wysokiej rozdzielczości not wanting to say anything bad about them for fear of being blasphemous In this case it seemed to be Nin being attentive to her husband s sensitivity and the tenderness she felt for him even though her physical passion was found through Henry At one point in the journal her psychiatrist said to her You do Dreams of Glass not want weak men but until they have become weak in your hands you are Zawieszenie niewiary not satisfied Though he tended to make annoying generalizations I think he really Healing Sex nailed that one I was wondering if her passions were so intense toward Henry only because she couldn t possess him completely It seems so common especially if you broaden it to everyday greed Because of her greed Nin s husband also Spark (Stronger, nailed it when he said this to her Beware of being trapped in your own imaginings You instill sparks in others you charge them with your illusions and when they burst forth into illuminations you are taken in

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Henry and June From The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin

Her own conscience a single uestion dominates her thoughts What will happen when June returns to Paris An intimate account of one woman's sexual awakening Henry and June exposes the pain and pleasure felt by a single person trapped between two lov. Is Anais Nin a good writer Ought we take her seriously Apparently some do but the description on the back of the Penguin edition about sums up this book culled from the unexpurgated diaries of Ms Nin during the period in which writer Henry Miller and his wife June Masefield figure large on her horizon it is a compelling account of a woman s sexual and emotional awakening If you don t groan at that charmless phrase variations of which are so thoughtlessly used to describe any risue tome penned by a woman you may enjoy Henry and June here But what this really is this diary so obviously written with publication in mind so much of it is flowery daring and conflicted is a record of one person s unchecked narcissism the diary of a spoiled little rich girl and her self created problems No one comes off well in this the husband is the world s most oblivious cuckold the psychoanalyst a bit of a charlatan surprise who secretly lusts for some Nin the writer a would be volcano who s disappointingly a kitten at heart his wife surely a neurotic Fury who ll end up destroying everyone in the end alas but the narrator comes off worst of all She loves her husband Hugo that bland boob or wait she loves Miller who she s sure will be a great literary genius or no maybe she hates Miller and loves her analyst who can seemingly read her like a book play her like a violin or no it s June Miller s wife absent for most of the time in uestion but always present as the object of Nin s lesbian dreams who dominates all all Sigh Whom she loves depends on the week really but most assuredly she loves Ana s and one s appreciation of the book depends on how much Ana s one can stomach I made it to the end after a stretch but didn t feel very good about it KING narcissism the diary of a spoiled little rich girl and her self created problems No one comes off well in this the husband is the world s most oblivious cuckold the psychoanalyst a bit of a charlatan surprise who secretly lusts for some Nin the writer a would be volcano who s disappointingly a kitten at heart his wife surely a Ty jesteś moje imię neurotic Fury who ll end up destroying everyone in the end alas but the The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy narrator comes off worst of all She loves her husband Hugo that bland boob or wait she loves Miller who she s sure will be a great literary genius or Complete Amber Sourcebook no maybe she hates Miller and loves her analyst who can seemingly read her like a book play her like a violin or Jadę sobie. Azja. Przewodnik dla podróżujących kobiet no it s June Miller s wife absent for most of the time in uestion but always present as the object of Nin s lesbian dreams who dominates all all Sigh Whom she loves depends on the week really but most assuredly she loves Ana s and one s appreciation of the book depends on how much Ana s one can stomach I made it to the end after a stretch but didn t feel very good about it

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Taken from the original uncensored journals of Anaïs Nin Henry and June spans a single year in Nin's life when she discovers love and torment in one insatiable couple From late 1931 to the end of 1932 Nin falls in love with Henry Miller's writing. Dear Ana s You think too much You need to act your age Get a job Honor your marriage vows or get a divorce You re like a teenager with a tattered doodled spiral bound notebook and a Starbucks prepaid account app Or like one of our modern day hipsters a trustafarian thinking you re so edgy in your ragged velvet dress with the holes in the elbows going against convention in dive caf s and being bicurious with the friend du jour You re not deep Or avant garde You re just self indulgent inconstant and annoying You re not sucking the marrow out of life you re just sucking Grow up Get out in the world Take on some responsibility Then you ll have something real to write about Sincerely A Twenty first Century Woman Sottomissione need to act your age Get a job Honor your marriage vows or get a divorce You re like a teenager with a tattered doodled spiral bound KING not sucking the marrow out of life you re just sucking Grow up Get out in the world Take on some responsibility Then you ll have something real to write about Sincerely A Twenty first Century Woman


10 thoughts on “Henry and June From The Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin

  1. says:

    How does one review published diaries? According to literary merit? Though Anais Nin is a beautiful insightful writer I feel strange talking about her writing style when discussing a section of her journal What I will talk about instead is the way that books often come into your life at a time when you need them It happened to me o

  2. says:

    Dear Anaïs You think too much You need to act your age Get a job Honor your marriage vows or get a divorce You're like a teenager with a tattered doodled spiral bound notebook and a Starbucks prepaid account app Or like one of our modern day hipsters a trustafarian thinking you're so edgy in your ragged velvet dress with the holes in the elbows going against convention in dive cafés and being bicurious with the friend du jour

  3. says:

    I can't remember the first time I read Nin's short stories; I was probably technically a bit too young for that kind of stuff my mom left all her books laying around and did not really believe in hiding the R rated material but I also feel weirdly lucky I was exposed to her writing early because it clearly influenced my ideas about sex in what I believe to be a positive way Her emphasis on sensuality her honesty and frankness about the be

  4. says:

    Henry and June is the type of journal that makes me want to highlight passage after passagesince journals so often have the types of personal reflections that are hard to achieve in pure fiction I did get bored with it fast though Maybe because after the first few instances of lust jealousy psychoanalysis and then lust jealousy and psychoanalysis it was pretty much the same events and observations repeating th

  5. says:

    This is the kind of book I love reading I am delighted to find Anais Nin She is extraordinaryHer writing is brilliant or shall I say terrific She writes short sentences packed with meaning I trust her voice comple

  6. says:

    Anais Nin has been an idol of mine for a long time There are few women of literary stature which I find relatable As a young reader

  7. says:

    I can't get enough of her She is such a complex woman I identify with so much of her intelect with her hunger for

  8. says:

    I've read Delta of Venus and Little Birds which I enjoyed but until I read this I had not realized what an incredible writer Nin is I also tho

  9. says:

    Is Anais Nin a good writer? Ought we take her seriously? Apparently some do but the description on the back of the Penguin edition about sums up this book culled from the unexpurgated diaries of Ms Nin during the period in which writer Henry Miller and his wife June Masefield figure large on her horizon it is a compelling

  10. says:

    While reading this I was thinking that Anais is a narcissistic bitch which I don't really necessarily hold again