Writing AIDS : gay literature, language, and analysis /

Writing AIDS : gay literature, language, and analysis / Timothy F. Murphy and Suzanne Poirier, editors. - New York : Columbia University Press, c1993. - viii, 352 p. ; 24 cm. - Between men--between women : lesbian and gay studies . - Between men--between women. .

Brief bio-bibliographical notes on contributors: p. [340]-342.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

On writing AIDS: introduction / The mirror and the tank: "AIDS," subjectivity, and the rhetoric of activism / The language of war in AIDS discourse / Plague in Germany, 1939/1989: cultural images of race, space, and disease / Fantom images: Hervé Guibert and the writing of "sida" in France / Apocalyptic utterance in Edmund White's "An oracle" / Eloquence and epitaph: Black nationalism and the homophobic impulse in responses to the death of Max Robinson / AIDS 101 / AIDS narratives on television: whose story? / "And once I had it all": AIDS narratives and memories of an American dream / Refusing the name: the absence of AIDS in recent American gay male fiction / Immersive and counterimmersive writing about AIDS: the achievement of Paul Monette's Love alone / Dante on Fire Island: reinventing heaven in the AIDS elegy / Testimony / Annotated bibliography of AIDS literature, 1982-91 Suzanne Poirier -- Lee Edelman -- Michael S. Sherry -- Sander L. Gilman -- Emily Apter -- Richard Dellamora -- Phillip Brian Harper -- Peter M. Bowen -- Paula A. Treichler -- John M. Clum -- James W. Jones -- Joseph Cady -- James Miller -- Timothy F. Murphy -- Franklin Brooks and Timothy F. Murphy. (p. [321]-339) /

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Gay men's writings, American--History and criticism.
AIDS (Disease) in literature.
American literature--History and criticism.--20th century
American literature--Male authors--History and criticism.
Literature, Modern--History and criticism.--20th century
Literature, Modern--Male authors--History and criticism.
Homosexuality and literature--History--20th century.
Gay men--Intellectual life.--United States
Gay men's writings--History and criticism.
Gay men in literature.

PS153.G38 / W74 1993


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