Good Night, Beloved Comrade: The Letters of Denton Welch to Eric Oliver
Edited by Daniel J. Murtaugh
Wisconsin. 232 pages, $29.95
DENTON WELCH (1915–1948) was a writer’s writer and, in particular, a gay writer’s writer. He isn’t as well known as other queer authors of the early 20th century, but the list of writers who have admired and championed his work includes Edith Sitwell, Vita Sackville-West, E. M. Forster, W. H. Auden, John Updike, William Burroughs, John Waters, and Edmund White.