Foreword: Robert J. Corber
Robert J. Corber is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor in American Institutions and Values at Trinity College. He is the author and editor of several books including, most recently, Cold War Femme: Lesbianism, National Identity, and Hollywood Cinema.
By (author) James Purdy
James Purdy (1914–2009) was an American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and playwright who published more than a dozen novels, including Malcolm and Eustace Chisholm and the Works, as well as many collections of poetry, short stories, and plays. His work has been translated into many languages. In 2013, his short stories were collected in The Complete Short Stories of James Purdy.