“My Self in a Transitional State” Isherwood in California

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Christopher Isherwood settled in Los Angeles in 1939 and would live there for the rest of his life. This was the definitive act in Isherwood’s effort to reimagine himself, his spirituality, his personal freedom, and his place in the modern world. International scholars explore the significance of memoir, film, and biography in order to reconstruct Isherwood’s place in contemporary culture and literary history.

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Title: The Archival “I”: Forster, Isherwood, and the Future of Queer Biography

The Archival “I”: Forster, Isherwood, and the Future of Queer Biography

November 14th, 2015

Wendy Moffat discusses “The Archival "I": Forster, Isherwood, and the Future of Queer Biography.” Moffat is Professor of English at Dickinson College.… Go to Episode

Christopher Isherwood: In and Out of Print

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Doug Armato discusses "Christopher Isherwood: In and Out of Print.” Armato is Director at University of Minnesota Press. This lecture was included in… Go to Episode

Christopher and His Nonfictions: Isherwood’s American Eye and the Origins of Contemporary Memoir

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Barrie Jean Borich discusses "Christopher and His Nonfictions: Isherwood’s American Eye and the Origins of Contemporary Memoir.” Borich is the American… Go to Episode

Queer Expatriatism, Transpacific Los Angeles, and Christopher Isherwood’s Queer Sixties

November 14th, 2015

Jaime Harker discusses "Queer Expatriatism, Transpacific Los Angeles, and Christopher Isherwood’s Queer Sixties.” Harker is an associate professor… Go to Episode