AUTHOR: Hubert Fichte
PUBLISHER: Serpent’s Tail
DATE: 1971
PAGES: 176

Publisher’s Description

Detlev, half Jewish and fatherless, survives the Hamburg firestorm of 1943 to become a child actor in the postwar years of hunger. The boy Detlev is also the man J?cki living the explosion of gay culture and student revolt in Hamburg in 1968. Detlev’s Imitations is a sentimental education, an investigation of the possibilities and limits of language, an ethnography of sexual cultures, a novel of Hamburg and a poetic documentation of postwar German history.

Inclusion Criteria

A main character (Detlev/Jacki) is attracted to people of multiple genders.

Library Notes

Paperback. Purchased used by the library with founder’s funds.