Allison Pease

Allison Pease is the author of Modernism, Mass Culture, and the Aesthetics of Obscenity and Modernism, Feminism, and the Culture of Boredom. She is also the editor of the Cambridge Companion to To the Lighthouse.

Listed in: Literary Fiction · American Literature · Women Authors · Anaïs Nin




Written when Anaïs Nin was in her twenties and living in France, the stories collected in Waste of Timelessness contain many elements familiar to those who know her later work as well as revelatory, early clues to themes developed in those more mature stories and novels. Seeded with details remembered from childhood and from life in Paris, the wistful tales portray artists, writers, strangers who meet in the night, and above all, women and their desires.