Loss Within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS

Loss Within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS By Edmund White, Loss Within Loss Artists in the Age of AIDS A searing and often bitingly funny collection of personal essays by almost two dozen writersJohn Berendt Brad Gooch Allan Gurganus and Sarah Schulman among them Loss within Loss remembers over twe
  • Title: Loss Within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS
  • Author: Edmund White
  • ISBN: 9780299170745
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Paperback
  • Loss Within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS By Edmund White, A searing, and often bitingly funny collection of personal essays by almost two dozen writersJohn Berendt, Brad Gooch, Allan Gurganus, and Sarah Schulman among them Loss within Loss remembers over twenty creative artists lost to AIDS in the past twenty years, including poet James Merrill, filmmaker Derek Jarman, and painter and writer David Wojnarowicz Rather than being A searing, and often bitingly funny collection of personal essays by almost two dozen writers John Berendt, Brad Gooch, Allan Gurganus, and Sarah Schulman among them Loss within Loss remembers over twenty creative artists lost to AIDS in the past twenty years, including poet James Merrill, filmmaker Derek Jarman, and painter and writer David Wojnarowicz Rather than being a harrowing, in the trenches account of AIDS Loss within Loss is a reflective, self possessed, and frequently inspiring testimonial, benefiting from the perspective that only time provides David Bahr, The AdvocateAuthor Biography Edmund White is the award winning author of The Married Man, The Farewell Symphony, Genet, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, A Boy s Own Story, and several other books He is professor of creative writing at Princeton University.
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    1. Edmund White

      Edmund White s novels include Fanny A Fiction, A Boy s Own Story, The Farewell Symphony, and A Married Man He is also the author of a biography of Jean Genet, a study of Marcel Proust, The Fl neur A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris, and, most recently, his memoir, My Lives Having lived in Paris for many years, he is now a New Yorker and teaches at Princeton University He was also a member of The Violet Quill, a gay writer s group that met briefly from 1980 81.

    456 thoughts on “Loss Within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS”

    1. This is a brilliant set of essays remembering people of the arts who were lost to AIDS The book celebrates their lives and their talents, but mourns their loss and the loss of their talent, ideas, art All that we will never see and can only imagine In this set of essays we are reminded about the creativity which was lost when these writers, architects, dancers, film stars, designers, artists and were so prematurely taken And it does this through the eyes of the friends and colleagues left behind [...]


    2. Ranging in quality from beautifully written to meh, this collection offers up a mixed bag of ecomiums to a mind bendingly varied group of artists Yes, it s sad, but also inspiring and moving and fascinating.


    3. Well written tributes from several authors, edited by Edmond White, that survived their artist friends who died from AIDS related illness before the advent of protease inhibitors Without being overtly somber or morose, the short writings honour some forgotten contributors, and some renowned in the fields of architecture, literature, design, visual arts, music, theater, and film These stories deal with the deaths occurring before the USFDA approval of life prolonging meds, and at a time in the AI [...]


    4. A fascinating collection of essays on artists lost to AIDS From those who achieved a body of work despite a shortened life, to those who were denied a full artistic pursuit by disease and the government that ignored its citizens death The best essays give a lovely portrait of an individual person with a creative mind and a wealth of friends and family doing justice by sharing memories of the life and loss of their dead I ended up forming a tattoo inspired by one of the essays, in memory of queer [...]


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