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Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy - a book by Elledge, Jim

Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy

The Tragic Life of an Outsider Artist

Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy( )
Author: Elledge, Jim
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Overlook Press, The
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

While some art historians tend to dismiss Darger as possibly psychotic, Jim Elledge cuts through the cloud of controversy and rediscovers Darger as a damaged and fearful gay man, raised in a world unaware of the consequences of child abuse or gay shame. This thoughtful, sympathetic biography tells the true story of a tragically misunderstood artist. Drawn from fascinating histories of the vice-ridden districts of 1900s Chicago, tens of thousands of pages of primary source material, and...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.23 x 8.78 x 1.35 Inches
Book Weight:1.37 Pounds

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