"NINETY-FIVE: ANNUS SEMIHORRIBILILIS"

Title

"NINETY-FIVE: ANNUS SEMIHORRIBILILIS"

Description

This printed letter appears to be a summary of the author's academic and personal affairs of the year 1995 - it may have been sent out to a number of recipients, as it is not addressed to anyone, and is printed from a computer with a handwritten signature and personalized postscript. The signature appears to be "Wayne" or "Wayle" and the post script reads "I hope that your own troubles are receding."

The letter complains of being pushed out of academic publishing by "a cabal of gay-male leftists and feminazis" due to the author having used pseudonyms to the point of damaged credibility, and regrets that his "humongous manuscript The History of Art History" has not yet found a publisher. The author reports a change of role "vis-a-vis gay and lesbian studies" due to "a postmodern pseudofield that is obscuring, if not obliterating the possibilities for genuine scholarship." On a personal note, the author describes travel to Costa Rica and London, with a companion named Neal.

Creator

unknown to the archivists

Date

apparently at the end of 1995

Format

8.5"x11"

Files

THP-0074-1-4-24 not uploaded.tif

Citation

unknown to the archivists, “"NINETY-FIVE: ANNUS SEMIHORRIBILILIS" ,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed October 18, 2017, http://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/351.

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