Recent applications of queer theory have led to innovative insights in Wilder studies. Currently underexplored in this area is Wilder’s 1934 novel Heaven’s My Destination, which is conducive to a queer reading, one that analyzes the Camp characteristics of flamboyance and exaggeration in the main character of George Brush. This article evaluates Wilder’s novel for qualities of the Camp aesthetic and utilizes various Camp and queer theories to produce a reading of Heaven’s My Destination that positions the work as a Camp text of novelistic farce. Based on this reading, the article demonstrates how one may interpret George Brush as a Camp character constructed to highlight the artifice and theatricality of heterosexuality and masculinity in early twentieth-century America.

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