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The gentrification of the mind : witness to a lost imagination /

Sarah Schulman.

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Main Author: Schulman, Sarah
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2012.
Topics: AIDS (Disease) - Social aspects. | AIDS (Disease) - United States. | Gentrification - United States. | Urban renewal - United States. | Urbanization - United States. | Aids - sociala aspekter. | Aids i litteraturen. | Gentrifiering. | Urbanisering. | Amerikansk litteratur. | Health and Fitness.
Regions: United States.
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Main Author: Schulman, Sarah, 1958-
Physical Description: ix, 179 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780520264779 (cloth ;
0520264770 (cloth ;
9780520280069 (pbk. ;
0520280067 (pbk. ;
Summary: In this memoir of the AIDS years (1981-1996) in New York, CUNY Professor of English Sarah Schulman recalls how much of the queer culture, cheap rents, and virbrant downtown arts movement vanished almost overnight, replaced by gay conservative spokespeople and mainstream consumerism. Schulman takes us back to her Lower East Side and brings it to life, sharing vivid memories of her avant-garde queer friends and recreating the early years of the AIDS crisis as experienced by a political insider. Interweaving personal reminiscence with analysis, Schulman details her experience as a witness to the loss of a generation's imagination and the consequences of that loss.--From publisher description.
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More Details for: The gentrification of the mind : witness