In the perfect match of author and subject, poet and novelist Erica Jong charts the life and legacy of Henry Miller, the archetypal sensualist whose notorious Tropic of Cancer and subsequent books ultimately changed the boundaries of literature.
Introduction: Why Henry Miller?
Chapter 1. Born Hungry: Henry and Me
Chapter 2. Henry Hero
Chapter 3. Just a Brooklyn Boy
Chapter 4. Crazy Cock in the Land of Fuck
Chapter 5. The Last Man on Earth
Chapter 6. Heart Filled with Light: Big Sur, Earthly Paradise, and After
Chapter 7. Must We Burn Henry Miller? Miller and the Feminist Critique
Chapter 8. Sexomania/Sexophobia, or, Sex-Libris
Chapter 9. Why Must We Read Miller? Miller as Sage
Chapter 10. An Imaginary Dialogue