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Re: Three pieces of news, including: EXCLUSIVE: Delany's Brudner lectures

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  • vpoleganov
    Amazing! Thanks very much! Also, Fantagraphics is publishing a new edition of Bread & Wine next year.
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      Amazing! Thanks very much!
      Also, Fantagraphics is publishing a new edition of "Bread & Wine" next year.

      --- In delany-list@yahoogroups.com, Zvi Gilbert <zvi@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi everyone, and happy holidays.
      >
      > Several pieces of interesting Delany news to report.
      >
      > Samuel R. Delany gave the annual Brudner Memorial Prize Lectures on October
      > 17-18, 2012.
      > http://lgbts.yale.edu/brudner
      >
      > Delany posted the lectures in a text version on his Facebook page, but for
      > those of you who don't follow Delany on Facebook (or aren't on Facebook), I
      > asked if I could make them available on this list, and Delany was gracious
      > enough to send the corrected text to me in Word format. The two lectures
      > ("Letter at 70" and "A View from the Valley's Edge") are available here:
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/delany-list/files/
      >
      > There is lots of wonderful stuff in them, including a discussion of an
      > (interestingly conservative!) view of the great novels, reflections on
      > getting older, and other gems. Please do read them, and I'm interested to
      > start a conversation about some of the views and ideas contained therein.
      >
      > Delany also let me know that "the newest edition of* American Literary
      > History *(edited by Gordon Hutner), out of MIT Press, has a Symposium of
      > five papers, including Robert's "Introduction," on Delany's Work edited by
      > Robert F.
      > Reidd Pharr." More details about the volume can be found here:
      >
      > http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/american_literary_history/toc/alh.24.4.html
      >
      > Those of you with institutional access may be able to read these essays
      > online; the rest of us will have to find a cooperative library, or be
      > content with the summaries or excerpts at that URL.
      >
      > Lastly, Wesleyan is putting out an revised and enhanced version of Delany's
      > Phallos next year, which has turned up in a listing on Amazon:
      > http://www.amazon.com/Phallos-Enhanced-Samuel-R-Delany/dp/0819573558
      >
      > Something more to look forward to in 2013.
      >
      > Best wishes to all,
      >
      > --Zvi Gilbert
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
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