Written by black, gay science-fiction writer, professor, and theorist Samuel R. Delany, and drawn by artist/martial arts instructor Mia Wolff, Bread & Wine, based on the poem aBread and Winea by the German lyric poet Friedrich Holderlin, is a graphic autobiography that flashes back to the unlikely story of how Delany befriended Dennis, and how they became an enduring couplea"Delany, a professor at Philadelphiaa s Temple University, Dennis, an intelligent man living on the streets. For casual readers and fans, Bread & Wine is a moving, sexually charged love story, with visuals informed by Wolffa s professional physical pursuits. Her black-and-white, pen-and-ink work not only expressionistically represents the charactersa abody languagea and the bustling New York setting, but is also filled with impish art references and visual puns.
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Used availability for Samuel R Delany's Bread and Wine
June 2013 : USA Hardback
March 1999 : USA Paperback