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Body [In] Parts: Bodies and Identity in Sade and Guibert
by Clara Orban (Goodreads Author)
Herve Guibert--novelist, photographer, screenwriter, and playwright--died of AIDS in 1991. His early works explore every aspect of the body, its desires, its allure, and its force. After he was diagnosed HIV positive, his writings continue to explore the body as it decays and dies. Guibert's unflinching look at the body provides a particularly bold narrative perspective on ...more
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published April 30th 2008 by Lehigh University Press
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Clara Orban is professor of French and Italian at DePaul University, Chicago. Her books include works on Surrealism, Futurism, AIDS literature, a historical novel about immigrants and longing, and now a guide to wine appreciation.More about Clara Orban...