Better Angels

Better Angels Joseph Asten a handsome year old farmer living in the Allegheny River Valley shortly after the Civil War secretly longed for intimacy and love with other men He devised a misguided plan to marry

  • Title: Better Angels
  • Author: Wayne Goodman
  • ISBN: 9780998900704
  • Page: 197
  • Format: ebook
  • Joseph Asten, a handsome, 23 year old farmer living in the Allegheny River Valley shortly after the Civil War, secretly longed for intimacy and love with other men He devised a misguided plan to marry a woman who knew of his dual nature then his life took some unexpected, fateful turns.Bayard Taylor s Joseph and His Friend A Pennsylvania Story is considered the first AJoseph Asten, a handsome, 23 year old farmer living in the Allegheny River Valley shortly after the Civil War, secretly longed for intimacy and love with other men He devised a misguided plan to marry a woman who knew of his dual nature then his life took some unexpected, fateful turns.Bayard Taylor s Joseph and His Friend A Pennsylvania Story is considered the first American Gay novel Originally published in 1869 as a serial in The Atlantic, the author could not relate the story openly and had to use suggestive ways to describe his characters activities and motivations In Better Angels, Goodman retells the tale frankly and candidly, free from antiquated 19th Century cultural restraints This is the author s second book revivifying forgotten, historically significant Queer stories Previously, in Vanya Says, Go , Goodman updated the first Russian language Gay novel Wings, by Silver Age poet Mikhail Kuzmin.

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    1. This book is a feat of literary prestidigitation in terms of style and technique. "Better Angels" is a very clever combination of the conservative 1870 novel "Joseph and his Friend: A Pennsylvania Story" by Bayard Taylor, with re-imagined sections woven in to bring it more up-to-date for 21st century tastes. The author has so skillfully done this so as to make the seams invisible. This involves an understanding of the times, social mores and dialogue in which it was originally written plus a dee [...]

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