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The American Isherwood
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The American Isherwood

James J. Berg and Chris Freeman

Abstract

Novelist, memoirist, diarist, and gay pioneer Christopher Isherwood left a wealth of writings. Known for his crisp style and his camera-like precision with detail, Isherwood gained fame for his Berlin Stories, which served as source material for the hit stage musical and Academy Award-winning film Cabaret. More recently, his experiences and career in the United States have received increased attention. His novel A Single Man was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film; his long relationship with the artist Don Bachardy, with whom he shared an openly gay lifestyle, was the subject of an award-winn ... More

Keywords: diaries, Christopher Isherwood, Berlin Stories, A Single Man, Don Bachardy, gay lifestyle, Hollywood, gay liberation, Chris & Don

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780816683611
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816683611.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James J. Berg, editor
Dean, Social Sciences and Arts, College of the Desert

Chris Freeman, editor

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