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World I never made : being book three of G. Legman's autobiography of innocence, Peregrine penis

Author
Legman, G. (Gershon), 1917-1999, author.
Title
World I never made : being book three of G. Legman's autobiography of innocence, Peregrine penis / faithfully transcribed by Judith Evans Legman.
Format
Book
Published
[United States] : CreateSpace, 2017. c2008
Description
668 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other contributors
Legman, Judith Evans, transcriber. Preceded by (expression): Legman, G. (Gershon), 1917-1999. Mooncalf.
Portion of title
G. Legman's autobiography of innocence Autobiography of innocence Peregrine penis
Notes
At head of title: G. Legman's autobiography.
Contents
  • Henry Miller
  • Anaïs Nin
  • Medvsa
  • Licketysplit
  • Magdalen
  • Trio amoroso
  • On the lam in Washington
  • Susan
  • The war
  • Photos
  • Music
  • Nellie Melba's secret.
Summary
"Writing pornography for a wealthy collector, printing and publishing books forbidden by the laws of censorship of the period (during World War II), young Legman also writes his first book, 'Oragenitalism.' This is published by Jake Brussel under a pseudonym, which Gershon didn't want to use at first. Most of the copies were seized in a raid, and to avoid going to jail, Legman must go on the lam. During the same period, he has his most torrid affair. He has encounters with Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Mahlon Blaine and many others. This is the dramatic and savory continuation of Legman's life in New York in the early 1940s, with much bibliographic history and lore."--Back cover.
Subject headings
Legman, G. (Gershon), 1917-1999. Folklorists--United States--Biography. Jews--United States--20th century--Biography.
Genre heading
Autobiography Biography Biographies. Autobiographies. Biographies. Autobiographies. Biographies.
ISBN
9781548442439 (paperback) 1548442437 (paperback)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X19573853
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute