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Plexus by Henry Miller

Plexus (original 1953; edition 1963)

by Henry Miller

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Authors:Henry Miller
Info:London : Flamingo, 1993, c1963.
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Plexus by Henry Miller (1953)



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כדוגמת סקסוס קראתי הרבה אבל בוודאי לא הכל​ ( )
  amoskovacs | May 8, 2012 |
Plexus est le deuxième volet de la célèbre autobiographie d'Henry Miller : « La Crucifixion en rose », comprenant Sexus et Nexus. Il y raconte ses années d'enfance dans le pittoresque 14e arrondissement de New York, ses aventures de jeune homme que torture le démon de l'écriture et qui, afin de le satisfaire, finit par briser une à une toutes les chaînes qui le rivent à la vie quotidienne de ses compatriotes, son combat difficile pour devenir un artiste. Il connaît la misère, les rebuffades, les vexations de toutes sortes, l'orgueil solitaire de celui qui croit à son génie et parviendra à le faire triompher. Dans cette lutte, sa nouvelle compagne, Mona, pousse le dévouement au-delà des limites communes. Les aventures que vit Henry Miller, les personnages qu'il rencontre, innombrables et curieux, les réflexions que lui inspirent les uns et les autres, composent un récit d'une liberté, d'un naturel, d'un humour et d'une audace inouïs.
  vdb | Nov 28, 2010 |
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Plexus, the second part of the Rosy Crucificxion trilogy, was originally published in two volumes. This heading covers ALL versions of the text. The best arrangement by LT conventions would be to have separate headings for Plexus 1, Plexus 2, the two volume set and the combined single volume. Anyone prepared to take this on is welcome, but otherwise all versions can sit here.
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" "Plexus is the core volume in The Rosy Crucifixion: the volume which has the most complete description of Henry Miller's basic values, beliefs, opinions, judgments, both at the time of his 'Crucifixion' and at the later time when the trilogy was written. Plexus is simply the most marvelous volume of emotions and ideas and visions and nightmares about man and society in the twentieth century -- with art as the link perhaps, or as the soul's refuge -- that I have read in many a long year. There is absolutely no subject in the world that Henry Miller does not seem to know about, want to talk about, and to evaluate with the deep authority of wisdom. He is probably the most learned of all our American writers, the most open to ideas and feelings, and yes, the most worshipful of all the aspects of life, as well as the most critical literary spokesman of our time." -- Maxwell Geismar." -- Publisher description.… (more)

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