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simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" used to be additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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

            The autobiographical tale is set a literary guy, annoyed 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 should be, but—as is usual of Wescott—it is stuffed with 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 earlier than released. the result's a candid portrayal of the proficient 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 Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, in addition to from Wescott's papers, the tales have been encouraged by means of his lifestyles, from early life to previous age, from Wisconsin farm kingdom to long island, London, Germany, and Paris.

Finalist, homosexual common Fiction, Lambda Literary Awards

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