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Guide to the Anaïs Nin letter to Thomas C. DiGenti, 1962 February 21

Summary

Letter from the writer Anaïs Nin to the American book collector, Thomas DiGenti, who is trying to find a copy of her literary magazine Two Cities. Nin does not have one, but directs him to the NYC bookshop The Phoenix, on Cornelia St. She has turned over distribution of Two Cities to The Phoenix at a financial loss due to constraints on her time. Nin writes of her desire to publish the work of new writers. She goes on to describe a recent trip to Europe where she visited London, Brussels, and Paris, where she was well-received because of the popularity of her work there. Nin asks the collector, Thomas C. Di Genti, if he has an extra copy of her book D,H. Lawrence: An unprofessional study. She wants to send it to her London publisher, who is interested in putting out a new edition. Nin states that she's currently busy writing Seduction of the Minotaur, the last part of her Cities of the Interior sequence which she describes as a "finale to the novels."

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11655
Title
Anaïs Nin letter to Thomas C. DiGenti
Creator
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Letter from the writer Anaïs Nin to the American book collector, Thomas DiGenti, who is trying to find a copy of her literary magazine Two Cities. Nin does not have one, but directs him to the NYC bookshop The Phoenix, on Cornelia St. She has turned over distribution of Two Cities to The Phoenix at a financial loss due to constraints on her time. Nin writes of her desire to publish the work of new writers. She goes on to describe a recent trip to Europe where she visited London, Brussels, and Paris, where she was well-received because of the popularity of her work there. Nin asks the collector, Thomas C. Di Genti, if he has an extra copy of her book D,H. Lawrence: An unprofessional study. She wants to send it to her London publisher, who is interested in putting out a new edition. Nin states that she's currently busy writing Seduction of the Minotaur, the last part of her Cities of the Interior sequence which she describes as a "finale to the novels."

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Provenance

The Anaïs Nin letter to Thomas C. DeGenti was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Megan Lewis, August, 2018

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0050-LUBMSS359