To Blight with Plague: Studies in a Literary Theme

by

Write The First Customer Review

How does Boccaccio treat the Black Death in his Decameron? How does AIDS figure in the contemporary plays of Larry Kramer and William Hoffman? How have the historical and current outbreaks of contagious disease affected the creation of literature and how has this literature in turn shaped our response to disease? What can art hope to achieve in the midst of an epidemic? main themes have to do with some form of contagious or pestilential physical disease and its social or psychological consequences. Leavy investigates such ...

To Blight with Plague: Studies in a Literary Theme 1993, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814750834

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Select
To Blight with Plague: Studies in a Literary Theme 1992, New York University Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780814750599

Hardcover

Select