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simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" used to be additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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

            The autobiographical tale is set 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 stylish prose, the story is specific the place it has to be, but—as is standard of Wescott—it is full of descriptive good looks 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 publication shape in the United States, 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 recognized in formative years 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in addition to from Wescott's papers, the tales have been encouraged by means of his lifestyles, from youth to outdated age, from Wisconsin farm state to manhattan, London, Germany, and Paris.

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