The Diary of Anaïs Nin Volume One - June, 1943 Summary & Analysis

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June, 1943 Summary and Analysis

26. A group of friends, including Nin, go to the home of George Davis to "serenade" Richard Wright, the black author of "Native Son" and "Black Boy." They presented singing, drumming and dancing with an international flavor for the man she describes as "handsome, quiet, simple [with] beautiful, modulated speech." Albert Mangones, a 26-year-old artist from Haiti seems to represent the tranquility and peace of the island; he and his friend Jean Brierre must return to Haiti or face conscription, Nin writes. She likes the bit of transplanted Caribbean culture she experiences through Jean and Albert. Jean comes to visit her and see the press; he presents her with a poem and tells her of his imprisonment in a Haitian jail for "revolutionary activities." Albert, on the other hand, is tranquil, gentle and vibrant like the island of Haiti, she writes. She...

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