Notes from the Sexual Underground, 1935-1975: The Selected Writings of Sam Steward (The Renegade Author Also Known As Phil Andros), by Steward, Sam
- ISBN: 9781593501563 | 1593501560
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/30/2010
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Timed to coincide with Farrar, Straus and Giroux's publication of Secret Historian , the first biography of writer and artist Sam Steward, who is best remembered as the preeminent pre-Stonewall pornographer under the pen-name Phil Andros, Notes on the Sexual Underground is the authoritative collection of the author's writings, many never before previously published. Among the selections are excerpts from Steward's uncensored sex journals, samplings of his celebrated erotic fiction, as well as correspondence with Gertrude Stein, Alice Toklas, Thorton Wilder, and Alfred Kinsey, among others.Art historian and cultural critic Justin Spring is the author of the biographies Fairfield Porter: A Life in Art and Paul Cadmus: The Male Nude . He has been the recipient of many prizes and fellowships, including the Guggenheim Fellowship and research fellowships at Yale University, Brown University, and Amherst College. He lives in New York.