Peter Coviello

Peter Coviello is Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is the editor of Walt Whitman’s Memoranda during the War (2004) and the author of Intimacy in America: Dreams of Affiliation in Antebellum Literature (2005) and Tomorrow’s Parties: Sex and the Untimely in Nineteenth-Century America (NYU Press, 2013).


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  1. Cecil Dreeme

    Cecil Dreeme

    A Novel

    Written by Theodore Winthrop, Introduced by Peter Coviello

    NYU Press

    Cecil Dreeme is one of the queerest American novels of the 19th century. This edition, which includes a new introduction contextualizing the sexual history of the period and queer longings of the book, brings a rare, almost... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2016
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £13.99
  2. Tomorrow's Parties
    Honorable Mention for the 2014 MLA Alan Bray Memorial Award Finalist for the 2013 LAMBDA LGBT Studies Book AwardIn nineteenth-century America—before the scandalous trial of Oscar Wilde, before the public emergence of categories... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2013
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
    PDF | £24.00