Imagine Hope: AIDS and Gay Identity / Edition 1

Imagine Hope: AIDS and Gay Identity / Edition 1

by Simon Watney
     
 

ISBN-10: 1841420573

ISBN-13: 9781841420578

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Presents a chronological selection of Watney's writings from the 1990's with a new contextualising introductory and concluding essays and offers a chronicle of the changing and often confusing course of the epidemic.  See more details below

Overview

Presents a chronological selection of Watney's writings from the 1990's with a new contextualising introductory and concluding essays and offers a chronicle of the changing and often confusing course of the epidemic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841420578
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Social Aspects of AIDS Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Epidemic! What epidemic?1
1Ordinary boys27
2Vito Russo: 1946-9035
3School's out37
4Queer epistemology; activism, 'outing' and the politics of sexual identities50
5Emergent sexual identities and HIV/AIDS63
6The killing fields of Europe81
7Charles Barber: 1956-9287
8Read my lips: AIDS, art & activism89
9How to have sax in an epidemic106
10Hard won credibility109
11Michael Callen: 1955-93114
12Dr. Simon Mansfield: 1960-93116
13AIDS and the politics of queer diaspora117
14Derek Jarman 1942-94: a political death133
15Numbers and nightmares: HIV/AIDS in Britain136
16Art from the pit: some reflections on monuments, memory and AIDS148
17In purgatory: the work of Felix Gonzales-Torres154
18Acts of memory163
19Signifying AIDS: 'Global AIDS', red ribbons and other controversies169
20Concorde180
21AIDS awareness?183
22Moving targets; some reflections on the origins and history of gay men fighting AIDS188
23'Lifelike': imagining the bodies of people with AIDS192
24The politics of AIDS treatment information activism199
25GLF: 25 years on213
26These waves of dying friends: gay men, AIDS and multiple loss216
27The political significance of statistics in the AIDS crisis: epidemiology, representation and re-gaying228
28Lesbian and gay studies in the age of AIDS244
29Imagine hope: AIDS and gay identity259
Index275

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