Peculiar Pages’ edition of Nephi Anderson’s Dorian will be published by the end of 2013.
That’s right: this very year.
To celebrate, please enjoy this list of essays contributed by scholars which will be included in our Peculiar Edition of this classic work:
Mason Allred—Integrating the “Best Books”: Interwar Intellectualism and Extratextuality in Nephi Anderson’s Dorian
Jacob Bender—“This Is Not a Photograph”: Nephi Anderson’s Dorian as a sort of LDS Sons and Lovers; or A Portrait of the Mormon Solipsist as a Young Man
Scott Hales—Nephi Anderson’s Dorian and the Project of Twentieth-Century Mormonism
Blair Dee Hodges—“Harmonizing Mormonism and Science ‘in the valley of sunshine and shadow’”
Sarah Reed—“Why are there classes among members of our Church?”: Anderson’s Economics of Mormonism in Transition
A. Arwen Taylor—The Dead Virgin and the Accidental Whore
Not to mention notes on the text and two essays from Anderson himself!
This is going to be a terrific book. Whether you already know and love Dorian or it’s something you’re about to experience for the first time, this edition has been worth the wait.
And just in time for a new year of reading!