Nin, Anais, 1903-1977
- Existence: 1903-02-21 - 1977-01-14
Angela Anaïs Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell, known professionally as Anaïs Nin was a French-Cuban American diarist, essayist, novelist, and writer of short stories and erotica. Born to Cuban parents in France, Nin was the daughter of composer Joaquín Nin and Rosa Culmell, a classically trained singer.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Consists of correspondence between Nin and colleagues and between her publisher, Peter Owen and others, particularly her literary agent, Gunther Stuhlmann. Also included is Nin's typescript draft of her essay, "On Writing, Writer and Symbols," a transcription of Nin's introduction to Anna Kavan's Ice, as well as draft introductions to Ladders to fire and Children of the albatross and a preface to Cities of the interior, all written by Gunther Stuhlmann.
Dates: 1969 - 1992