New PDF release: A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories

By Glenway Wescott,Jerry Rosco,Wendy Moffat

ISBN-10: 0299296903

ISBN-13: 9780299296902

simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" was once additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from 1938 until eventually this century in Wescott's immense archive of manuscripts, journals, notebooks, and letters.

            The autobiographical tale is set a literary guy, pissed off in love, who places apart his satisfaction and makes a date with a tender artist in Maine. Lavishly rendered in Wescott's based prose, the story is particular the place it has to be, but—as is average of Wescott—it is full of descriptive attractiveness and introspective classes approximately intercourse and sexuality, love and creativity.

            formerly released in anthology shape within the uk, "A stopover at to Priapus" is gifted for the 1st time in ebook shape in the USA, containing formerly uncollected tales, together with 3 by no means sooner than released. the result's a candid portrayal of the talented yet enigmatic author who was once well-known in formative years and remained a perceptive and compassionate voice all through his lengthy lifestyles. Drawn jointly from midcentury literary journals and magazines of the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, in addition to from Wescott's papers, the tales have been encouraged via his existence, from formative years to previous age, from Wisconsin farm nation to long island, London, Germany, and Paris.

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