A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories by Glenway Wescott,Jerry Rosco,Wendy Moffat PDF

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simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" used to be additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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

            The autobiographical tale is ready a literary guy, pissed off in love, who places apart his delight and makes a date with a tender artist in Maine. Lavishly rendered in Wescott's dependent prose, the story is particular the place it has to be, but—as is ordinary 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 booklet 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 adolescence and remained a perceptive and compassionate voice all through his lengthy existence. 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 through his existence, from early life to previous age, from Wisconsin farm nation to ny, London, Germany, and Paris.

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