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

By Glenway Wescott,Jerry Rosco,Wendy Moffat

simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" used to be additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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

            The autobiographical tale is ready 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 specific 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 ebook shape in the USA, containing formerly uncollected tales, together with 3 by no means ahead of 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 Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, in addition to from Wescott's papers, the tales have been encouraged by way of his existence, from early life to outdated age, from Wisconsin farm kingdom to manhattan, London, Germany, and Paris.

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Simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" was once additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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

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