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A CAFÉ IN SPACE: THE ANAIS NIN LITERARY JOURNAL

ANAIS NIN AND GUNTHER STUHLMANN: EARLY CORRESPONDENCE
Volume 3 -
ISBN: 0-9774851-0-2

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Richard Pine: The End of Our Romantic Life—The psychic hinterland of Nin, Durrell and Miller
5
Javant Biarujia: Potential Paradises—Bali and Japan in the final Diary of Anais Nin—Part II
17
Toyoko Yamamoto: Rendezvous With Two Languages—On translating William Claire’s “Thinking of Anais Nin”
37
Katrin Burtschell: Anais Nin, Henry Miller, and Japan—An endless fascination
40
Karl Orend: Childhood Dreams and Reveries—Scattered visions of June, muse of Henry Miller and Anais Nin
64
Anais Nin and Gunther Stuhlmann: The Incubation of Fame: Early correspondence
100
Sarah King: A Literary Abortion—The Recreation of Anais Nin
127
Nabila Marzouk: Lawrence Durrell and Naguib Mahfouz—A contrast in cultural attitudes towards literary homosexualilty
157
James Clawson: The Length and Greatness of its History—The Mediterranean in Durrell’s Novels
157
Shyamal Bagchee: from Nightsoil or the Book of the Lotus
166
Reviews and other items of interest: Reviews of Lawrence Durrell and the Greek World, Lawrence Durrell: The Mindscape, Alexandria: City of Memory, multimedia and more
167

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

SHYAMAL BAGCHEE teaches at the University of Alberta and contributed the poem “thinking homes” to A Cafe in Space, Vol. 1, 2003. His contribution in this issue is drawn from his current poetry collection Nightsoil or the book of the Lotus.

JAVANT BIARUJIA is a Melbourne-based poet and playwright whose article “Potential Paradises-Bali and Japan in the final Diary of Anais Nin, Part I” appeared in A Cafe in Space, Vol. 2, 2004.

KATRIN BURTSCHELL is a German scholar who is writing her doctorate thesis on the links between Henry Miller and the Japanese artist Nobuyoshi Araki, whom she has recently visited in Japan.

JAMES CLAWSON is an American scholar who is in the process of getting his Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh with a dissertation on Lawrence Durrell. He has written various essays on Durrell and delivered a paper at the On Miracle Ground Durrell conference in Rhodes in 2004.

SARAH KING received her Master of Arts degree in English from West Texas A&M University, Canyon. TX. Her thesis “The Birth of the Real Me: AnaIs Nin’s Search for Self in Relationships” was chosen as the winner of the 2003-2004 Best Thesis in Humanities at West Texas A&M University, and is the source of her contribution to this issue. She has taught writing at West Texas A&M University and Amarillo College, and now wishes to devote her time to writing more about Nin.

NABILA MARZOUK is a lecturer of English Literature at Fayoum in Egypt and has written extensively on literary figures with ties to the Middle East, including Lawrence Durrell and Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz, the subjects of her essay presented here.

KARL OREND, a leading Henry Miller scholar, wrote “Parallel Lives of Tenderness and Passion—A glimpse of Anais Nin and Henry Miller” for A Cafe in Space, Vol. 2, 2004. He is currently engaged in extensive research on the life of Miller and his compatriots and is an editor of the Miller literary journal Nexus. He has recently released The Brotherhood of Fools and Simpletons, a 240-page study of Miller’s bizarre relationship with Conrad Moricand, the main character of A Devil in Paradise.

RICHARD PINE, who founded the Durrell School of Corfu in 2001-2, is the author of a definitive critical work on Lawrence Durrell, Lawrence Durrell: The Mindscape (the revised second edition of which is reviewed in this issue). In the 1970s and 80s he was a consultant to the Council of Europe on cultural development programs. He is a former Secretary of the Irish Writers’ Union and Chairman of the Media Association of Ireland, and an honorary fellow of the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has also written the definitive study of the playwright Brian Friel, and lectures widely at universities and research institutes in the USA and Europe, including Berkeley, Emory, NYU, UCLA, and the Princess Grace Library Monaco.

GUNTHER STUHLMANN (1927-2002) was Anais Nin’s literary agent from the 1950s until her death in 1977. Under his guidance, Nin was able to rise above cult status and become an internationally renowned author. He facilitated the editing of her famous Diary and also Henry Miller’s Letters to Anais Nin and later A Literate Passion: Letters of Anais Nin and Henry Miller. From 1983 until 2001, he edited ANAIS: An International Journal, the foremost literary journal of Nin and her circle.

TOYOKO YAMAMOTO, who has written several articles on Anais Nin, contributed the essay “Examining Anais Nin no Shôjo Jida” to A Cafe in Space, Vol. 1, 2003. Having studied for her MA degree in English from Boston College, she now resides in Japan.

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