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Mark Merlis: JD

Mark Merlis: JD

USA 2015, 272 pp., hardbound, € 29.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
When a would-be biographer approaches Ascher´s widow Martha, she delves for the first time into her husband´s papers and all the secrets that come tumbling out of them. She finds journals that begin as a wisecracking chronicle of life at the fringes of the New York literary scene, then recount Ascher´s sexual adventures in the pre-Stonewall gay underground and the ... Weiterlesen

Edmund White: States of Desire Revisited

Edmund White: States of Desire Revisited

Travels in Gay America. USA 2014, 348 pp., brochure, € 27.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
»States of Desire Revisited« looks back from the 21st century at a pivotal moment in the late 1970s: Gay Liberation was a new and flourishing movement of creative culture, political activism, and sexual freedom, just before the 1980s devastation of AIDS. Edmund White traveled America, recording impressions of gay individuals and communities that remain perceptive and captivating today. He noted ... Weiterlesen

Glenway Wescott: A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories

Glenway Wescott: A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories

USA 2013, 200 pp., hardback, € 26.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
Just as E. M. Forster's novel of gay love, »Maurice«, remained unpublished throughout his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's long story »A Visit to Priapus« was also destined to be a posthumous work, buried in Wescott's massive archive of manuscripts, journals, notebooks, and letters. The autobiographical story is about a literary man, frustrated in love, who puts aside his pride and makes ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Hennessy: Our Deep Gossip

Christopher Hennessy: Our Deep Gossip

Conversations with Gay writers on Poetry and Desire. USA 2013, 272 pp., brochure, € 26.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
From Walt Whitman forward, 150 years of radical experimentation and bold speech by gay and lesbian poets have deeply influenced the American poetic voice. The author interviews gay men who are celebrated American poets and writers: Edward Field, John Ashbery, Richard Howard, Aaron Shurin, Dennis Cooper, Cyrus Cassells, Wayne Koestenbaum, and Kazim Ali. The interviews showcase the complex ways art ... Weiterlesen

Joel Derfner: Lawfully Wedded Husband

Joel Derfner: Lawfully Wedded Husband

How My Gay Marriage Will Save the American Family. USA 2013, 248 pp., hardback, € 26.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
When Joel Derfner’s boyfriend proposed to him, there was nowhere in America the two could legally marry. That changed quickly, however, and before long the two were on what they expected to be a rollicking journey to married bliss. What they didn’t realize was that, along the way, they would confront not just the dilemmas every couple faces on the ... Weiterlesen

Harlan Greene: The German Officer's Boy

Harlan Greene: The German Officer's Boy

USA 2013, 206 pp., brochure, € 24.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
What really happened that afternoon in November 1938, when a young Polish Jew walked into the German embassy in Paris and shots rang out? The immediate consequence was concrete: Nazis retaliated with so called Kristallnacht - »Night of Broken Glass« - the beginning of the Holocaust. Lost in the aftermath is the story of Herschel Grynszpan, the confused teenager whose ... Weiterlesen

Michael Lowenthal: The Paternity Test

Michael Lowenthal: The Paternity Test

USA 2013, 278 pp, hardbound, € 24.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
Pat Faunce is a faltering romantic, a former poetry major who now writes textbooks. A decade into his relationship with Stu, an airline pilot from a fraught Jewish family, he fears he's losing Stu to other men—and losing himself in their »no rules« arrangement. Yearning for a baby and a deeper commitment, he pressures Stu to move from Manhattan to ... Weiterlesen

Jim Elledge / David Groff (ed.): Who's Yer Daddy?

Jim Elledge / David Groff (ed.): Who's Yer Daddy?

Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners. USA 2013, 300 pp, hardbound, € 24.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
In this anthology, 39 gay authors discuss individuals who have influenced them - their inspirational »daddies.« The essayists include fiction writers, poets, and performance artists, both honored masters of contemporary literature and those just beginning to blaze their own trails. They find their artistic ancestry among not only literary icons but also a roster of figures whose creative territories are ... Weiterlesen

Glenway Wescott: A Heaven of Words

Glenway Wescott: A Heaven of Words

Last Journals, 1956-1984. USA 2013, 306 pp, brochure, € 24.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
From humble beginnings on a poor Wisconsin farm, Wescott eventually emerged as an influential poet and novelist. A major figure in the American literary expatriate community in Paris during the 1920s and a prominent American novelist in the years leading up to World War II, he spent a decade living abroad before relocating permanently to New York and New Jersey ... Weiterlesen

David Leddick: The Beauty of Men Never Dies

David Leddick: The Beauty of Men Never Dies

An Autobiographical Novel. USA 2013, 135 pp, hardbound, € 24.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
Buoyant and entertaining, this melding of memoir and fiction recounts with humor and candid observation a gay man's romances in his seventies, offering insight into the joys (and a few of the sorrows) of loving, living, and aging with grace, style, and a fearless sense of fun. Bouncing between Montevideo, New York, and Paris, the narrator reveals his adventurous life, ... Weiterlesen

Trebor Healey: A Horse Named Sorrow

Trebor Healey: A Horse Named Sorrow

USA 2012, 275 pp, hardbound, € 24.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
When troubled twenty-one-year-old Seamus Blake meets the strong and self-possessed Jimmy (just arrived in San Francisco by bicycle from his hometown in Buffalo, New York), he feels his life may finally be taking a turn for the better. But the ensuing romance proves short-lived as Jimmy dies of an AIDS-related illness. The grieving Seamus is obliged to keep a promise ... Weiterlesen

Joy Landin: Through the Door of Life

Joy Landin: Through the Door of Life

A Jewish Journey Between Genders. USA 2012, 255 pp., hardbound, € 23.99
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University of Wisconsin Press - Living Out
Professor Jay Ladin made headlines around the world when, after years of teaching literature at Yeshiva University, he returned after a year of »involuntary research leave« to the orthodox Jewish campus as a woman - Joy Ladin. In this book, Joy Ladin takes readers inside her transition as she changed genders and, in the process, created a new self. With ... Weiterlesen

St. Sukie de la Croix: Chicago Whispers

St. Sukie de la Croix: Chicago Whispers

A History of LGBT Chicago Before Stonewall. USA 2012, 326 pp. with numerous b/w photographs, brochure, € 30.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
This book illuminates a colorful and vibrant record of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people who lived and loved in Chicago from the city's beginnings in the 1670s as a fur-trading post to the end of the 1960s. The author reclaims Chicago's LGBT past that had been forgotten, suppressed, or overlooked. Included here are Jane Adams, the pioneer of American ... Weiterlesen

Moe Meyer: An Archaeology of Posing

Moe Meyer: An Archaeology of Posing

Essays on Camp, Drag, and Sexuality. USA 2010, 221pp., brochure, € 28.69
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University of Wisconsin Press
This book compiles two decades of new and previously published writing on gay culture by one of the field's most provocative and outspoken critics. Diverging from the text-based premise of most queer theory, Meyer utilizes performance studies and interpretive anthropology to examine camp and drag performances in the spaces in which they appear. He explores a variety of topics - ... Weiterlesen

Rigoberto González: Butterfly Boy

Rigoberto González: Butterfly Boy

USA 2006, 207 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
Growing up among poor migrant Mexican farmworkers, Rigoberto González faces the pressure of coming-of-age as a gay man in a culture that prizes machismo. Losing his mother when he is twelve, González must then confront his father's abandonment and an abiding sense of cultural estrangement, both from his adopted home in the United States and from a Mexican birthright. His ... Weiterlesen

Jaime Manrique: Eminent Maricones

Jaime Manrique: Eminent Maricones

Arenas, Lorca, Puig, and Me. USA/UK 1999, 116 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
For the first time, in riveting and eloquent detail, Jaime Manrique describes the final days of his mentors, Manuel Puig and Reinaldo Arenas, both of whom died in tragic circumstances due to AIDS. Manrique also reveals Federico Garcia Lorca's struggle with homophobia and that poet's relationship with an American boyfriend.


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