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Windows of winter & Flagrant delectations: books five and six of Peregrine penis, G. Legman's autobiography

Author
Legman, G. (Gershon), 1917-1999, author.
Title
Windows of winter & Flagrant delectations: books five and six of Peregrine penis, G. Legman's autobiography / faithfully transcribed by Judith Evans Legman.
Format
Book
Published
[United States] : CreateSpace, 2018. c2017
Description
747 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other contributors
Legman, Judith Evans, transcriber. Preceded by (expression): Legman, G. (Gershon), 1917-1999. World I never made.
Portion of title
G. Legman's autobiography of innocence Autobiography of innocence Peregrine penis
Contents
  • Hornaday place
  • Sly mongoose
  • Venus rising
  • Last cause
  • Cucumber sandwiches
  • Love & death
  • Cats' paradise
  • The degenerates' corner
  • Odeur de fleur
  • Idiot's delight
  • The end of the tunnel.
Summary
"The last New York years, in the cottage in the Bronx, which had previously housed Charles Fort, the literary salon, the magazine Neurotica, the publication of Legman's 'best' book, Love & Death, are all recounted in Windows of Winter. Flagrant Delectations gives us some account of hte first yeasr in France, with some visits to England and Scotland, wonderful encounters in the folklore field, and amazing bibliographical discoveries. Various love affairs are recounted, as are his meetings with Adolfo Cerceda, the origami artist, the Pascal Pia, the great bibliographer. Also many publishers of secret editions and booksellers with tales to tell."--Back cover
Subject headings
Legman, G. (Gershon), 1917-1999. Folklorists--United States--Biography. Jews--United States--20th century--Biography.
Genre heading
Autobiography Biography Biographies. Autobiographies. Biographies. Autobiographies. Biographies.
ISBN
9781724895424 (paperback) 1724895427 (paperback)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
X19573857
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute