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simply as E. M. Forster's novel of homosexual love, Maurice, remained unpublished all through his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's lengthy tale "A stopover at to Priapus" used to be additionally destined to be a posthumous paintings, buried from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

            The autobiographical tale is ready 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 stylish prose, the story is particular the place it has to be, but—as is usual of Wescott—it is stuffed with 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 e-book shape in the United States, containing formerly uncollected tales, together with 3 by no means prior to released. the result's a candid portrayal of the talented yet enigmatic author who used to be recognized in adolescence 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 lifestyles, from formative years to previous age, from Wisconsin farm nation to ny, London, Germany, and Paris.

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