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Walt Whitman: Das abenteuerliche Leben des Jack Engle

Walt Whitman: Das abenteuerliche Leben des Jack Engle

Dt. v. Stefan Schöberlein. D 2017, 160 S., geb., € 22.70
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Das kulturelle Gedächtnis
Der erst kürzlich auch im englischen Original wiederentdeckte New-York-Roman Walt Whitmans in einer kunstvollen Übersetzung mit zahlreichen Anmerkungen und zeitgenössischen Bildern. – Vom Anwalt bis zu Straßenjungen reicht die Palette der Beobachtungen, die sich zu einem wie stets bei Whitman homoerotischen Bild zusammensetzen, fast könnte man meinen, das Buch sei Edmund Whites Inspiration für »Hotel de Dream« gewesen. Ein feiner ... 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

Juan A.H. Brasas: Walt Whitman's Mystical Ethics of Comradeship

Juan A.H. Brasas: Walt Whitman's Mystical Ethics of Comradeship

Homosexuality and the Marginality of Friendship at the Crossroads of Modernity. USA 2010, 206pp., brochure, € 35.95
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A giant of American letters, Walt Whitman is known both as a poet and, to many, as an early precursor of the gay liberation movement. This book recovers for today's reader a lost Whitman, delving into the original context and intentions of his poetry and prose. As the author shows, Whitman saw himself as a founder of a new religion. ... Weiterlesen

Robert Roper: Now the Drum of War

Robert Roper: Now the Drum of War

Walt Whitman and his Brothers in the Civil War. USA 2009, 423 pp., brochure, € 16.59
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Walt Whitman's work as a nurse in the Civil War profoundly affected his worldview as well as his poetry. Much less well known is the extraordinary war record of his brother George W. Whitman, who led his men in 21 battles, from Antietam to the Wilderness. At the center of the book, Roper focuses on Whitman's emotional relations with the ... Weiterlesen

Walt Whitman: Grasblätter

Walt Whitman: Grasblätter

Dt. v. Jürgen Brocan. D 2009, 861 S., geb., € 40.99
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Hanser
Seine Zeitgenossen taten sich eher schwer mit ihm. Sie hielten ihm die Homoerotik und die angebliche »Obszönität« seiner Gedichte vor. Später avancierte Walt Whitman sozusagen zu einem der Gründerväter der amerikanischen Dichtung. Bei Whitman erleben wir ein Amerika im Aufbruch: die Menschen sollen Freiheit und Gleichheit erreichen. Er setzt sich die kulturellen, sozialen und politischen Verhältnisse seiner Zeit auseinander ... Weiterlesen

Sheila Rowbotham: Edward Carpenter

Sheila Rowbotham: Edward Carpenter

A Life of Liberty and Love. UK/USA 2008, 565 pp., brochure, € 24.95
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The gay socialist humanitarian writer Edward Carpenter had an extraordinary impact on the cultural and political landscape of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A mystic, progressive advocate of, among other causes, free love, recycling, nudism, women's suffrage and prison reform, his work anticipated the sexual revolution of the 1960s. The biographer situates Carpenter's life and thought in relation ... Weiterlesen

Michael Robertson: Worshipping Walt

Michael Robertson: Worshipping Walt

The Whitman Disciples. USA 2008, 350 pp., hardbound, € 22.20
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The University Press Group
Despite his protests, Anne Gilchrist, distinguished woman of letters, moved her entire household from London to Philadelphia in an effort to marry him. John Addington Symonds, historian and theorist of sexual inversion, sent him avid fan mail for 20 years. And volunteer assistant Horace Traubel kept a record of their daily conversations, producing a 9 volume compilation. Who could inspire ... Weiterlesen

Michael Cunningham: Helle Tage

Michael Cunningham: Helle Tage

Dt. v. Georg Schmidt. D 2006, 382 S., Pb, € 9.77
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Wie schon in »Ein Zuhause am Ende der Welt« und in »Die Stunden« verbindet Michael Cunninghams neues Buch mehrere Zeit- und Beobachtungsebenen, um etwas Neues aus etwas Altem entstehen zu lassen. Drei raffiniert miteinander verflochtene Geschichten – eine spielt während der industriellen Revolution, eine in der Gegenwart, eine in der Zukunft – beschreiben das Leben in New York. Es geht ... Weiterlesen

Salvatore Sapienza: Seventy Times Seven

Salvatore Sapienza: Seventy Times Seven

USA 2006, 242 pp., brochure, € 15.69
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»Jesus instructed us to forgive those who have wronged us seventy times seven times,« Brother Vito teaches the boys in his high school religion class, but it's Vito himself who has the most trouble with forgiveness: trying to forgive the church, the gay community, and most of all, himself. Just a few months from his final vows as a brother ... Weiterlesen

Michael Cunningham: Specimen Days

Michael Cunningham: Specimen Days

USA 2006, 333 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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In each section of Michael Cunningham's bold novel we encounter the same group of characters: a young boy, a man, and a woman. »In the Machine« is a ghost story that takes place at the height of the industrial revolution as human beings confront the alienating realities of the new machine age. »The Children's Crusade,« set in the early twenty-first ... Weiterlesen

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman: Leaves of Grass

USA 2004, 490 pp., Pb, € 6.95
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Bantam
One of the great innovative figures in American letters, Walt Whitman created a daringly new kind of poetry that became a major force in world literature. »Leaves Of Grass« is his one book. First published in 1855 with only twelve poems, it was greeted by Ralph Waldo Emerson as »the wonderful gift . . . the most extraordinary piece ... Weiterlesen

Chris Adrian: Gob's Grief

Chris Adrian: Gob's Grief

USA 2000, 387 pp., pb., € 11.70
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»Gob's Grief« recounts the lives of Gob and Tomo Woodhull, fictional twin sons of the real Victoria Woodhull, the 19th-century proto-feminist. In August of 1863, Tomo, who is 11 years old, runs off to the Civil War and dies in his first battle. Gob grows up in a profound state of grief, and by the time that he's an adult ... Weiterlesen

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