news: thomas h. wirth (1938-2014)


via Lambda Literary:

Thomas H. Wirth, a noted gay scholar and archivist, has died. Wirth, 76, died of respiratory failure on October 10, 2014, at the Overlook Medical Center, Summit, New Jersey. … Wirth wrote extensively about Richard Bruce Nugent, one of the few African-American writers of the Harlem Renaissance who willing indicated “his homosexuality in print.”

You can read the full obituary at The New Jersey Star Ledger.


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