Clancy in the Tower of Babel by John Cheever - Slap Happy Larry
In “Clancy in the Tower of Babel” (1953), Cheever dealt with homosexuality overtly for the first time. But his treatment is stereotypical; he portrays his homosexual characters as effeminate, hysterical, and tortured. – glbtq It’s difficult to read the stories of John Cheever without taking what you know of the author’s life as a palimpsest … Continue reading "Clancy in the Tower of Babel by John Cheever"
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