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Aids and Its Metaphors

By Sontag, Susan




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AIDS and Its METAPHORS

Sontag, Susan (SIGNED)

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1989. Book is largely seen as a sequel to, ' Illness as a Metaphor '. 95 pp. Book is from the collection of Greg Gatenby, author/poet from Toronto. His signature and date of acquisition (1992) is on top corner ffep. Dedication copy: " for Greg ------ Susan Sontag" in blue ball point. Book is very collectable. Book has loose thread bottom front corner. Price clipped DJ has bit of shelf wear. Bookseller's Inventory # 122509. SIGNED by AUTHOR.. Signed by Author. Stated First Edition. Blue Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dedication Copy.

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$225.00

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989 First Printing of the First Edition. Signed by Susan Sontag directly on the first blank page. A touch of tanning to top edge of boards, else book in fine condition; and faint tanning to dust jacket spine, else fine.

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AIDS AND ITS METAPHORS

Sontag, Susan

New York City, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. First Edition. First Printing.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine Dust Jacket.. New York City, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition/First Printing. 95 pages. The author's book-length essay on subject. The sequel to the author's classic, "Illness As Metaphor". The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Susan Sontag's "AIDS And Its Metaphors". A heartfelt yet scathing critical essay on the invented and punitive uses of AIDS as a metaphor in Western culture. As such and much more controversially, it is also a thoughtful re-appraisal of the Gay Liberation Movement's remarkable if hard-won successes over a relatively short period of time as well as its inevitable (and fully human) failures. Widely praised, debated, and criticized at the same time, it is to Sontag's credit that she stood by her positions and refused to be bowed by the surprisingly indignant criticism the book received, especially from some quarters of the gay community. Sontag wrote "Illness As Metaphor" in response to what would be the first of her three successive bouts with cancer. While its tone is coolly intellectual, every word is underlined by her illness, and is one of her most autobiographical works. "AIDS And Its Metaphors" is also necessary writing: Like many others in the New York artistic community, Sontag lost too many friends and colleagues to AIDS. In the case of Paul Thek (to whom the book is dedicated), she lost a former lover, a lifelong friend, and perhaps her greatest love. A ground-breaking artist whose work is only now being belatedly recognized, Thek (also the dedicatee of "Against Interpretation", her career-defining, debut collection of essays) is also the inspiration for "The Way We Live Now" (1991), Sontag's single best story, the finest American short story on AIDS. "You have to know when to let the old life go, and go on and not look back and have regrets. Otherwise you will always be sad, because you are always losing something. That's the way life is if you let misfortunes strike you too hard, you won't see the new chance coming" (Susan Sontag). An absolute "must-have" title for Susan Sontag collectors. <b><i> This copy is very prominently, neatly, and beautifully signed in black ink-pen on the front free endpaper by Susan Sontag. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is a late-modern classic. This is one of very few such signed copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and despite its imperfection (A publisher's flaw: Red ink-mark on top edge, NOT a remainder mark or dampstain) is still in fine condition: Every single internal page is clean, crisp, and bright. The cloth boards are sharp, no bumping at all. The white DJ is pristine. It is priced accordingly. A rare signed copy thus. </b></i> Winner of the MacArthur Genius Grant, the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1977 for "On Photography", the National Book Award in 2000 for "In America", and the Jerusalem Prize in 2001. Shimon Peres, in awarding the Jerusalem Prize, described Sontag as "one of the world's finest writers and greatest minds". One of the most influential and important American writer-intellectuals of the 20th century. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER SUSAN SONTAG TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0374102570.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

SONTAG, Susan

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Used - Very Good. Very Good condition. Book club edition.

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AIDs and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

E-01: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1989. 95 pgs. First Edition/First Printing. Signed by Susan Sontag on the FFEP. DJ has light shelf-wear present to the DJ. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks, binding tight and solid, boards clean with no wear present. E-01; 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.60 inches; 95 pages .

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AIDS And Its Metaphors [Signed]

Susan Sontag

Farrar, Strauss, Giroux. Collectible - Very Good. Octavo. Cloth Book. First Edition. 1989. Dustcover is very good, unclipped. Original charcoal cloth with silver foil lettering. 95 pages, text. Inscribed on the front fly, "for Alvert White, Susan Sontag". Almost new condition. Exterior is sturdy and attractive. Interior is clean, bright and firm. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

SONTAG, SUSAN

PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. PAPERBACK. 0140120408 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . New.

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$65.02

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

Hardcover. Very Good. Signed First Edition

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AIDs and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hardcover. 0374102570 New Condition. . New.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

SONTAG, SUSAN

PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. PAPERBACK. 0140120408 New Condition. . New.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors (Signed)

Sontag, Susan

Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989-01-01. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good+ Dust Jacket. First edition SIGNED by the author on the title page. Near fine in near fine unclipped dust jacket. A collection of cultural and literary significance by one of the great intellectuals of our times. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors (SIGNED)

Susan Sontag

New York, New York, USA: Farrar, Straus And Giroux, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. New/New. 95 pp. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by the author on the title page. Pristine condition. In protective cover. This is Sontag's book-length essay on AIDS and is the sequel to the classic text, "Illness As Metaphor". Susan Sontag is considered to be one of America's most brilliant and influential intellectuals of the twentieth century. A splendid signed first edition offered for sale by Come By Chance Books - a small, family-run bookshop in beautiful Niagara on the Lake, Ontario.

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AIDs and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

This is the hardcover stated FSG First Edition fro 1989. Both the dj and the book are in excellent condition.  There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.----and the pages and binding are tight. **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find MEDICINE / SOCIOLOGY COLLECTIBLE.Like New

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag

New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (1989). First Edition. Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 95 pages. Sontag's classic essay on the metaphors and attitudes with which AIDS was considered and distorted. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Somewhat musty.

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AIDs and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hardcover. 0374102570 Signed by author Susan Sontag on front endpaper. First Edition Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in very nice condition, text is unmarked and pages are tight. . Very Good.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors (Signed)

Sontag, Susan

New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1989. First edition. Cloth. Very Good +/fine. 8vo. 95 pp. An extended essay by the author of Illness As Metaphor. A very good or better copy in dark cloth binding in a fine price-intact dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper.

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AIDS AND ITS METAPHORS.

Sontag, Susan.

New York:: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (1989).. First edition. Review copy with slip (publ. 1/25/89) and publisher's publicity laid in. Fine in fine dust jacket. .

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AIDs and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Hardcover. 0374102570 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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AIDS and Its Metaphors

SONTAG, SUSAN

PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. PAPERBACK. 0140120408 Like New Condition. . Fine.

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Aids and Its Metaphors

Sontag, Susan

Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1989. Review Copy, with letter. (1st) DJ and book, both Very Fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.

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