AIDS AND ITS METAPHORS. Essay.
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New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1989. An essay on this disease. A consideration by Sontag of the metaphors and attitudes with which this illness is encumbered and distorted, particularly the almost universal labeling of AIDS as a "plague", and of the ways in which our society seems drawn to worst-case scenarios and to fantasies of apocalypse. 95pp. First edition. A fine copy in dust jacket.