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HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Jean Pierre Boulé

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313288
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book draws attention to the existence in France of an AIDS literature from 1985 to 1988 before AIDS writing became either a widely recognized genre or a culturally influential form of writing. ... More


Conclusion

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on AIDS writing in France during the 1980s. It explains that most the writings analyzed in this volume lack the usual literary qualities and ... More


Leo's World

Pier Vittorio Tondelli

in Italian Tales: An Anthology of Contemporary Italian Fiction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095302
eISBN:
9780300129694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095302.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter focuses on the concept of homecoming, which is the theme of Pier Vittorio Tondelli's “Leo's World.” Camere separate (Separate Rooms), from which “Leo's World” is excerpted, is considered ... More


Introduction

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the body of writing on the subject of AIDS that appeared in France between 1985 and 1988. This volume analyzes six texts ... More


Laygues: The Ambiguity in Witnessing

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the book Sida, Témoignage sur la vie et la mort de Martin by Hélène Laygues. It explains that this book offers an account of witnessing by a woman whose husband contracted AIDS ... More


Juliette: Masculinist Desires and Sexualities

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the book Pourquoi moi? Confession d'une jeune femme d'aujourd'hui which was written by a French woman called Juliette who contracted AIDS in France in the 1980s. It explains ... More


Winer: Masculinity, Grief and Sexuality

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the 1988 book Bienvenue dans le monde du Sida! narrated in the first person by investigative journalist Mike Winer. It explains the plot of the story including the pregnancy of ... More


Testimony, Self-Avowal and Confession

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines two testimonial writing about AIDS in France. These are Michel Simonin's Danger de vie and the story of philosopher and journalist Jean-Paul Aron, the first French personnalité ... More


Dreuilhe: Metaphor/Phantasy and Mobilisation

in HIV Stories: The Archaeology of AIDS Writing in France, 1985-1988

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235682
eISBN:
9781846313288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235682.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the AIDS narrative Corps à corps, Journal de Sida which was published in France in 1987. It explains that the book is narrated in the first person by Alain Emmanuel Dreuilhe who ... More


Illustration, Edification and Delusion in Degrés

in Signs and Designs: Art and Architecture in the Work of Michel Butor

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237785
eISBN:
9781846314063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237785.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines the role of the numerous references to various types of visual representation that appear in Michel Butor's novel Degrés. It analyzes the contribution of these visual references ... More


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