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simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" was once additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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 should be, but—as is common 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 prior to released. the result's a candid portrayal of the proficient yet enigmatic author who was once recognized 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 Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties, in addition to from Wescott's papers, the tales have been encouraged via his lifestyles, from formative years to previous age, from Wisconsin farm kingdom to ny, London, Germany, and Paris.

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