Nin’s fiction promoted a balance between external reality and the imaginative life.
Archive for: surrealism
The photographs leave one with a greater objectivity, a more complete concept of the moment depicted.
One of the most striking aspects of Miller’s writing, what gives it much of its expanse and lift, is his use of digression; his flights of rhetoric stick in the mind long after his books’ incidents and characters fade away.
Gorey spoke of preferring a fairly unplanned, direct mode of creative production, and his work has a whole lot of his own character in it, in its implied asexuality, ritual repetition (a big deal for him – he attended every single performance of the New York City Ballet for many years), habitual return to themes, cycling cast of motifs, character types and plot tropes, and so on.