Middlebrow Queer: Christopher Isherwood in America

Posted on: August 15th, 2014 by kcozart

isherwoodHow Christopher Isherwood reinvented himself as an American writer through gay print culture of the postwar United States

Jaime Harker shows that Christopher Isherwood refashioned himself as an American writer following his emigration from England by immersing himself in the gay reading, writing, and publishing communities in Cold War America. Weaving together biography, history, and literary criticism, Middlebrow Queer traces the continuous evolution of Isherwood’s simultaneously queer and American postwar authorial identity.