I’m like Henry Miller and James Joyce - a victim, says Woody ...


I’m like Henry Miller and James Joyce - a victim, says Woody Allen

In his memoir, he admits to ‘poetic fantasy’ in which he ‘stands defiantly’ with writers who also suffered ‘injustice’

Nick Allen

Woody Allen has compared himself to literary greats Henry Miller, DH Lawrence and James Joyce, claiming he is an artist who has become a victim of “injustice” in his own country.

The filmmaker’s autobiography, Apropos of Nothing, was dropped this month by publisher Hachette Book Group following an outcry from the MeToo movement. However, it was published without fanfare on Monday by New York-based Arcade Publishing.

In the memoir Allen, 84, denies allegations by Dylan Farrow, his 34-year-old adopted daughter, that he molested her as a child. Allen was never charged over the allegations after two separate investigations, but some actors have said that they won’t work with him again. His most recent film, A Rainy Day in New York, did not come out in the US, and Amazon ended a film deal with him...

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