The Diary of Anaïs Nin Volume One Setting & Symbolism

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Paris

The City of Light is Anais Nin's home before she becomes expatriated in the United States. Her longing for Paris suffuses the diary, as she describes turning a corner in New York and expecting to see her favorite boulangerie or expresso stand. Whenever she finds Americans crude and boorish (which is often), she becomes homesick for Paris and her way of life there. Nin often compares her life in Paris with her life in New York, and decides that Peris is better suited to her sensibilities.

House of Incest

"House of Incest" is Anais Nin's first somewhat commercially successful novel, that brings with it not only notoriety but an introduction to other writers and artists both in the United States and in Europe.

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village, famous for its artistic and intellectual life, is where Anais Nin decides to live in New York City. It is...

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