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

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simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" was once additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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, annoyed 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 standard 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 US, 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 used to be well-known in early life and remained a perceptive and compassionate voice all through his lengthy existence. Drawn jointly from midcentury literary journals and magazines of the Twenties and Thirties, in addition to from Wescott's papers, the tales have been encouraged through his lifestyles, from youth to previous age, from Wisconsin farm nation to big apple, London, Germany, and Paris.

Finalist, homosexual normal Fiction, Lambda Literary Awards

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