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Meanwhile, in Another Part of the Forest  

Softcover
Toronto, 1994
Alfred A. Knopf
xxi; 682 p.

Selection, story introductions, and author notes by Alberto Manguel and Craig Stephenson
Marco Denevi translated by Alberto Manguel

 
   
 
This comprehensive collection of  forty-five stories on male homosexuality by the world's greatest writers, gay and not gay, displays both the unique nature of gay fiction and its universality; it is 'an anthology of intimacy, and the insights it gives are into the universal human condition' (Robert Olen Butler).
 
 
Introduction  
E. M. FORSTER Arthur Snatchfold
JAMES BALDWIN The Outing
AMI BEATTIE The Cinderella Waltz
JOHN LONIE Contact
MARCO DENEVI Michel
SHERWOOD ANDERSON Hands
JOHN CHEEVER Clancy in the Tower of Babel
DENTON WELCH When I Was Thirteen
EDMUND WHITE Reprise
W. P. KINSELLA Punchlines
MARIE-CLAIRE BLAIS An Intimate Death
BERNARD MACLAVERTY The Drapery Man
FRANCOISE SAGAN The Unknown Visitor
ROSE TREMAIN Dinner for One
ALICE MUNRO The Turkey Season
PETER WELLS Encounter
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS The Mysteries of the Joy Rio
JOHN O'HARA The Sharks
DESMOND HOGAN Ties
RAY BRADBURY The Cold Wind and the Warm
DAVID MALOUF Southern Skies
PAI HSIEN-YUNG A Sky Full of Bright, Twinkling Stars
ERNEST HEMINGWAY A Simple Enquiry
FRANCIS KING Hard Feelings
YUKIO MISHIMA Onnagata
GRAHAM GREENE May We Borrow Your Husband?
JAMES PURDY Summer Tidings
STAN PERSKY On Certainty
WILLIAM TREVOR Torridge
CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD On Ruegen Island
SHYAM SELVADURAI Pigs Can't Fly
EVGENY POPOV The Reservoir
THEODORE STURGEON The World Well Lost
TIMOTHY FINDLEY Bragg and Minna
HELEN GARNER La Chance Existe
 
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