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Imre

A Memorandum

Edward Prime-Stevenson (author) James Gifford (editor)

ISBN: 9781551113586

Publication Date: Jan 2003

Format: Paperback

One of the first openly gay American novels with a happy ending. Described by the author as "a little psychological romance", the narrative follows two men who meet by chance and forge a friendship that leads to a series of mutual revelations and gradual disclosures. With its sympathetic characterizations of homosexual men, Imre's 1906 publication marked a turning point in English literature.
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Imre is one of the first openly gay American novels with a happy ending. Described by the author as "a little psychological romance," the narrative follows two men who meet by chance in a café; in Budapest, where they forge a friendship that leads to a series of mutual revelations and gradual disclosures. With its sympathetic characterizations of homosexual men, Imre's 1906 publication marked a turning point in English literature.

This edition includes material relating to the novels origins, contemporary writings on homosexuality, other writings by Prime-Stevenson, and a contemporary review.
Pages 192
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jan 2003
Publisher Broadview Press
Series Broadview Editions
Subject/s Fiction   Gay studies (Gay men)  
James Gifford is a Professor of Humanities at Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY, USA. He is the author of Daynefords Library: American Homosexual Writing 1900-1913 (University of Massachusetts Press, 1995).

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