“queer”

Review

Surreptitious Desires and Fantasy Worlds: Review of Golan Y. Moskowitz's Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context

Tahneer Oksman

In Golan Y. Moskowitz’s engrossing Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context, he tells of the fantasy worlds that the beloved children's book writer and illustrator created over his lifetime, initially as a form of self-preservation, a way of surviving a world hostile to overt displays of queerness and Jewishness, and eventually — and rebelliously — as a form of pleasure and self-expression.