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  Henry William MILLER
MILLER, Henry William, a church veteran, was born in 1807 in Green county, N.Y., the son of James G Miller and Ruth Arnold.
Henry Miller was the bearer of a petition to the Iowa Territorial Legislature, asking for a post office at Kanesville (Millers's Hollow and Kanesville are one and the same place) and the creation of a county.
Henry W. Miller was directed and counseled by President Brigham Young to remain at the bluffs and assist in raising crops for the Church.
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 Henry Miller - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer and, to a lesser extent, painter.
Miller was born to tailor Heinrich Miller and Louise Marie Neiting, in Manhattan, New York City, of German Catholic heritage.
Miller took the opportunity to submit some of his articles under Perlès name, since only the editorial staff were permitted to publish in the paper in 1934.
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 The Reality of Henry Miller (Rexroth)
Henry Miller is a really popular writer, a writer of and for real people, who, in other countries, is read, not just by highbrows, or just by the wider public which reads novels, but by common people, by the people who, in the United States, read comic books.
Miller too is likely at times to go off the deep end about the lost continent of Mu or astrology or the “occult,” but it is for a different reason.
Henry Miller is often spoken of as a religious writer.
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 Henry Miller Art Collection
Henry Valentine Miller was born 26 December 1891, in Manhattan to children of German immigrants, Heinrich Miller and Louise Nieting.
Miller followed Nin to New York in 1935 and while there finished Black Spring (1936), which included a description of himself painting a watercolor in the passage "The Angel Is My Watermark." Nin returned to Paris in May 1935, and Miller followed in October and began work on Tropic of Capricorn (1939).
As a result of his notoriety, Miller's home in Big Sur was overrun with undesirable types, causing Miller to leave in September 1962 for the Pacific Palisades, where he lived for the rest of his life.
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 Henry Miller
Henry Miller was born December 26, 1891 in New York, New York.
Miller wrote about "gentle souls, insulted and injured, who run amok or suffer violence; the stories are full of bitterness and horror, ending in murder or suicide, usually both" (Wickes 1974:170-192).
Miller realized that the work was a failure because he knew nothing of writing, but this endeavor spawned the urge to learn about writing.
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 Amazon.com: Tropic of Cancer: Books: Henry Miller,Martin Balsam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Miller's language is incisive, clear, potent, fresh...and new, a new sort of language, a language of the underworld translated into English.
Henry Miller's acclaimed `Tropic of Cancer' was a scandalously provocative novel when it was first published in France in 1934, though it has hardly maintained any of its initial shock value.
Miller sets out to portray a group of American expatriates in Paris and their various sexual exploits and feeble attempts to be artists.
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 Henry-Miller.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Henry James is often celebrated for elaborating the relation between the novel's form and authorial consciousness, but seldom for his equally strong sense of the intimate relation between the novel's form and history.
Miller's diagnosis of the condition of the modern novel is invisible without an understanding of the two means by which Miller "naturalizes" the critical discourse of Tropic of Cancer within the "unnatural" urban world the novel represents: caricature and obscenity....
Miller's letter to Nin elaborates the mid-life crisis theme by means of a tripartite division of his life: adapting the self to the world, trying to seduce the world into adapting to the self, and adapting the self to the...
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 Henry Miller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Miller didn't begin to write seriously until he was 40, although he had published essays and short stories in a magazine in the late 1910s.
Miller's major works from this period include Black Spring (1936), based on his childhood's experiences in Brooklyn, and The Colossis of Maroussi (1941), inspired by his visit to Greece in 1939.
Henry Miller died in Pacific Palisades on June 7, 1980.
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 MetroActive Books | Henry Miller
The impoverished, directionless, hopeless yet comical account Miller's autobiographical narrator records could easily be considered nihilistic, but it's Miller's lyric genius, in the transcendental spirit of Emerson, to lift his sordid material from the depths of its own depravity into something resembling redemption.
Miller aligns himself with this race of artistic monsters and declares, in a paroxysm of exasperation that amounts to a manifesto, "A man who belongs to this race must stand up on a high place with gibberish in his mouth and rip out his entrails.
Here is Miller cut loose beyond the stench of rotten circumstance and the arbitrary limits of "making sense" into a realm of ecstatic revelation, the writer as clown working the high wire without a net, performing for nothing so much as his own delight.
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 Fine Art Showcase   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Fine Art Showcase is proud to submit for your consideration the life and work of Henry Miller in an unprecedented collection of museum-documented and exhibited originals and personal memorabilia.
Henry Miller's paints, brushes and cleaning rag: Henry Miller was very frugal and re-used his brushes.
Henry Miller's Hand Puppet: A good-luck charm he carried with him whenever he traveled.
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 Cosmodemonic Telegraph Company: A Henry Miller Blog: Miller's Log Cabin at Nepenthe, 1944
He lived there for many years, willed his ashes to be scattered there upon his death, and is immortalized there through the existence of the Henry Miller Memorial Library.
While Miller lived a lean existence in cramped quarters at Beverly Glen in 1943, he was visited by a friend: the artist Jean Varda.
Henry Miller: "We are all guilty of crime the great crime of not living life to the full.
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 Henry Miller
Miller, a former set designer for the film industry, has maintained a dogged focus on his personal artistic vision, painting with every free moment and carrying his canvases and prints to galleries as he traveled the United States and abroad.
Says Miller, "Color, through the shapes and combinations which it is presented in, interprets the ineffable experiences of both emotion and knowledge." Miller is noted for exhibiting a thorough understanding of color theory that enhances the visual impact of his work.
Miller's works on canvas and paper have been shown in galleries worldwide and are included in many private and corporate collections.
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 Henry Miller: Tribute
Where Henry Miller is especially great is in his descriptions of endearing human figures that he has met all over Europe and America, and in his profound mystical interpretation of certain landscapes and towns into whose souls he burrows, reaching a point of perception almost Shakespearian.
Miller’s wisdom is, in his own words, “The Wisdom of the Heart.” Miller wrote without artifice, from the center of his being, and this is what draws me to him.
Miller is accessible, available to us all, to anyone who can read and understand a simple letter from a family member or a friend.
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 History of Henry S. Miller
Henry S. Miller Development Group and Vance C. Miller Interests, Inc. are Miller development operations specializing in the development and ownership of shopping centers, including Pepper Square and Preston Trail Plaza, office buildings and residential communities.
Miller Club Group owns and operates Prestonwood Country Club and Signature Athletic Club and provides consulting and development services to residential golf course communities throughout the Southwest.
Henry S. Miller Interests, Inc. is an affiliated asset management company located in Dallas and best known for the ownership and management of "landmark" Dallas retail properties such as Highland Park Village and Preston Royal Village.
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 ArtandCulture Artist: Henry Miller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The American public was not ready for Miller until the early '60s, when the Beats, who all read illegal copies of his books, had already begun to dispel squareness from the land.
She supported Miller during his writerly infancy; when he walked out of his job with ten dollars in his pocket, they moved to Paris.
Miller was also complimented (though barely) by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound; his friends included Lawrence Durrell, Aldous Huxley, John Dos Passos, William Carlos Williams, and Kenneth Patchen.
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 Henry Miller and New Critical Modernism
I first met Miller at the end of 1936, when I was passing trrough Paris on my way to Spain.
Miller replied in terms of extreme pacifism, an individual refusal to fight, with no apparent wish to convert others to the same opinion-practically, in fact, a declaration of irresponsibility.
Little doubt because the ideological uses to which all points of the political spectrum put the creator and denouncer of "Big Brother" would suffer if it were equally well known that he fought, most sympathetically, for the POUM (Workers Party of Marxist Unification) in Spain.
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 Henry Miller
Henry Valentine Miller was born in New York, N.Y, as the first child of German-American working-class parents.
Miller had also a younger sister, Lauretta Anna, who was mentally handicapped and whom he often had to defend from the other kids who would make fun of her.
Miller did not seriously begin to write until he was 40, although he had published essays and short stories in a magazine in the late 1910s.
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 Henry Miller: Tropic of Marvelous
Henry Miller, you marvelous fellow...you've had a place in my heart for many years now...and, so you always shall.
Henry Miller's all about tangents, running like bejabbers down their murky paths, only to discover that the tangent had a necessary fundamental buried in it all along.
Miller examines his love for watercolor painting, and, see...because of this book I started painting in watercolor on a regular basis.
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 Henry Miller Sites
Readers who've come to Miller through his 1960's "sexual liberation" guise or through the proto-New Age wisdom aura of the works of the last decade of his life will find much that is familiar in Rexroth, but also some strikingly different notes.
Miller says, "I am a patriot - of the Fourteenth Ward of Brooklyn, where I was raised." For him life has never lost that simplicity and immediacy.
The interpretive biographical essay on Miller at Literary Traveler by freelance writer Jeffrey John Shea, "Henry Miller and The Dance of Life," is well written and worth reading, distinguishing itself on both scores from the typical recitations of clichés about Miller that abound elsewhere on the web.
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 PAL: Henry Miller (1891-1980)
The literature of silence; Henry Miller and Samuel Beckett.
Henry Miller: between heaven and hell; a symposium.
Morris, David B. "The Neurobiology of the Obscene: Henry Miller and Tourette Syndrome." Literature and Medicine 12.2 (Fall 1993): 194-214.
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 Henry Miller - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Henry I Miller is senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution, a conservative think tank.
He was the medical reviewer for the early recombinant DNA-derived drugs evaluated by the FDA and was instrumental in the rapid approvals of human insulin and human growth hormone (the marketing approval of the former in five months was an FDA record at the time)," his profile states.
Miller later served as Special Assistant to the FDA Commissioner, with responsibility for biotechnology issues (1984-89); and from 1989-94, he was the founding director of the FDA's Office of Biotechnology.
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 Henry Miller Shreve - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Henry Miller Shreve (October 21, 1785 – 1854) was an American inventor and steamboat captain and the man who opened up the Mississippi, Ohio and Red Rivers to steamboat navigation.
Henry Miller Shreve was born at "Mount Pleasant", the Shreve family homestead near Columbus, New Jersey.
Young Henry's new home was close to the Youghiogheny River near the present day town of Perryopolis.
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 Amazon.com: Tropic of Capricorn: Books: Henry Miller   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Companion to Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer which shifts the scene from France to his life in the United States, covering his experience growing up in Brooklyn in the 1920s.
They present Miller's transformation from lay-schmuck working in the belly of the beast that is the American economy - jobs such as his position with the Western Union Telegraph company, which he refers to as the "Cosmococcic / Cosmodemonic Telegraph Company" - to his evolution as en expatriate writer living in Paris.
Miller recognizes the banal existence of modern America with its machines, its backward corporate policies, its worship of the unthinking and mechanical and he also knows he must break from its fetters.
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 AllRefer.com - Henry Miller (American Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Miller sought to reestablish the freedom to live without the conventional restraints of civilization.
After living in Paris in the 1930s, he returned to the United States and settled in Big Sur, Calif. Miller's first two works, Tropic of Cancer (Paris, 1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (Paris, 1939), were denied publication in the U.S. until the early 1960s because of alleged obscenity.
See biography by J. Miller (1978); W. Gordon, The Mind and Art of Henry Miller (1967), E. Mitchell, ed., Henry Miller (1971), and N. Mailer, Black Messiah (1981).
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 Links to Henry Miller
A Feminist Response to Miller's 'Misogyny' by Holly Hofmann
Henry Miller Odyssey The renowned writer, raconteur, painter, and legendary stud muffin free associates childhood memories, reads from his books, philosophizes on the writer's art, and converses with old friends, including Lawrence Durrell and Anais Nin.
Robin that Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer was not obscene 'Cancer' is not a book.
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 Henry S. Miller Commercial
Vance C. Miller is Chairman and CEO of the Henry S. Miller Companies, which includes Henry S. Miller Commercial, Vance C. Miller Interests and Henry S. Miller Holdings Corporation.
Miller became Vice President of the company upon its incorporation in 1960 and Senior Vice President in 1965, establishing the Investment Properties Division and the Henry S. Miller Realty Trust.
In 1970, Miller became President directing the company's rapid growth from $81 million in volume in 1971 to over $2 billion by 1981, when the company became the largest real estate brokerage firm in Texas and the 7th largest in the nation.
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 Henry Miller Memorial Library, Big Sur California
Henry Miller (1891-1980) lived in Big Sur between 1944 and 1962.
If you've read Miller, and perhaps some things about Miller, you know the incredibly rich life he lived, the millions of people he touched with his writing, the lasting friendships he had.
Many of Miller's old friends stop by the Library telling stories of Henry's generosity, his inspiring spirit and what his work has meant to them.
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 Henry Miller Quotes - Literary Quotes About Henry Miller and Practically Everything Else   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
I believe that today more than ever a book should be sought after even if it has only one great page in it.
We must search for fragments, splinters, toenails, anything that has ore in it, anything that is capable of resuscitating the body and the soul.
Your whole past is like a long sleep which would have been forgotten had there been no memory, but remembrance is there in the blood and the blood is like an ocean in which everthing is washed away but that which is new and more substantial even than life: REALITY.
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