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To Blight with Plague: Studies in a Literary Theme
How does Boccaccio treat the Black Death in his Decameron? How does AIDS figure in the contemporary plays of Larry Kramer and William Hoffman? How have the historical and current outbreaks of contagious disease affected the creation of literature and how has this literature in turn shaped our response to disease? What can art hope to achieve in the midst of an epidemic? ma ...more
Hardcover, 237 pages
Published January 1st 1992 by New York University Press
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