Anaïs Nin Literary Perspectives

  • Suzanne Nalbantian

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Suzanne Nalbantian
      Pages 3-22
    3. Joaquín Nin-Culmell
      Pages 23-29
  3. Dream Cities and Other Inscapes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. Harriet Zinnes
      Pages 52-62
    3. Anna Balakian
      Pages 63-78
    4. Marie-Rose Logan
      Pages 79-94
  4. Psychoanalysis in Nin’s Writings

  5. Gender Readings of the Fiction

  6. Japanese Voices on Nin

  7. The Genesis and Dissemination of Nin’s Work

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 221-221
    2. Benjamin Franklin V
      Pages 254-277
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 279-281

About this book


This book of essays is the first to probe Anais Nin's achievements as a literary artist. With an introduction by the editor, Suzanne Nalbantian, the collection examines the literary strategies of Nin in their psychoanalytical and stylistic dimensions. Various contributors scrutinize Nin's artistry, identifying her unique modernist techniques and her poetic vision. Others observe the transfer of her psychoanalytical positions to narrative. The volume also contains fresh views of Nin by her brother Joaquin Nin-Culmell as well as innovative analyses of the reception of her works.


David Herbert Lawrence fiction gender

Editors and affiliations

  • Suzanne Nalbantian
    • 1
  1. 1.C.W. Post Campus of Long Island UniversityUSA

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