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ISBN: 9780804724678 - Alcibiades at the Door
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Alcibiades at the Door

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Lawrence R. Schehr

ISBN: 9780804724678
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Stanford University Press


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Focusing on works by Rene Crevel, Jean-Paul Sartre, Roland Barthes, and Herve Guibert, this book studies how the figures of homosexuality function at the limits of narrative, as part of the deep structure of narrative, and at the border between public and private discourse…

 

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Focusing on works by Rene Crevel, Jean-Paul Sartre, Roland Barthes, and Herve Guibert, this book studies how homosexuality functions at the limits of narrative, as part of the deep structure of narrative, and at the border between public and private discourse. It examines each writer in turn, reflecting on how their texts represent homosexuality, both implicitly and explicitly, and how the public sphere of their writing relates to the private sphere of their personal lives. The final chapter examines the AIDS-related works of Herve Guibert, which are both a meditation on and an exploration of AIDS, that most public of private phenomena.