Mawrdew Czgowchwz (Paperback)

By James McCourt, Wayne Koestenbaum (Introduction by)
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Diva Mawrdew Czgowchwz (pronounced "Mardu Gorgeous") bursts like the most brilliant of comets onto the international opera scene, only to confront the deadly malice and black magic of her rivals. Outrageous and uproarious, flamboyant and serious as only the most perfect frivolity can be, James McCourt's entrancing send-up of the world of opera has been a cult classic for more than a quarter-century. This comic tribute to the love of art is a triumph of art and love by a contemporary American master.

About the Author


James McCourt is the author of the nonfiction book Queer Street, three novels, and two short-story collections. He has contributed to the Yale Review, The New Yorker, and the Paris Review. He lives in New York City and Washington, DC.

Wayne Koestenbaum is an American poet and cultural critic. He received a BA from Harvard University, an MA from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD from Princeton University. He lives in New York City, where he is Distinguished Professor of English at the City University of New York Graduate Center. His books include "Humiliation" and "My 1980s and Other Essays".
Product Details
ISBN: 9780940322974
ISBN-10: 0940322978
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Publication Date: February 2002
Pages: 232
Language: English