Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press

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This remarkable book details the work of one of the most extraordinary publishing enterprises in history. Censor-baiting, provocative, simultaneous publisher of the literary elite and of 'dirty books', Jack Kahane's Obelisk Press published Henry Miller, Anais Nin, Lawrence Durrell, D. H. Lawrence, and James Joyce among others. At the same time Kahane subsidised his literary endeavours with cheap erotica and trash fiction from long-forgotten eccentrics such as New York Daily News' Rome correspondent and self-styled 'Marco ...

Obelisk: A History of Jack Kahane and the Obelisk Press 2008, Liverpool University Press

ISBN-13: 9781846311017

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