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Anaïs Nin

Author (21-Feb-1903 — 14-Jan-1977)


Deirdre Bair. Anas Nin: A Biography. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1995. 654pp.

Patricia A. Deduck. Realism, Reality, and the Fictional Theory of Alain Robbe-Grillet and Anais Nin. University Press of America. 1982. 108pp.

Nol Riley Fitch. Anas: The Erotic Life of Anas Nin. Boston, MA: Little Brown & Co.. 1993. 525pp.

Benjamin Franklin (editor). Recollections of Anas Nin by Her Contemporaries. Athens, OH: Ohio University. 1996. 173pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.519)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1083)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.176)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.540)

  10. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.147)

  11. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.720)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.733)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.535)

  14. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.344)

  15. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.370)

  16. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.795)

  17. Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (p.633)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.30)

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