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Author Carr, C.
Title Fire in the belly : the life and times of David Wojnarowicz / Cynthia Carr.
Published New York : Bloomsbury, 2012.
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 Floor3  N6537.W63 C37 2012    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 613 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Where something broke -- Dissolution -- The street -- The secret life -- At the shattered edge of the map -- The flaneur -- Go Fimbaud -- Nightclubbing -- The poverty of Peter Hujar -- A union of different drummers -- Rampages of raw energy -- Will they allow me on the moon? -- Pressure point -- A burning child -- Hello darkness, my old friend -- "Something turning emotional and wild -- " -- Some sort of grace -- Elegiac times -- Acceleration -- A blood-filled egg -- Witnesses -- Embattled -- Desperate to bring a light -- "Like a marble rolling down a hill -- ".
Summary A full-length account of the life and career of the artist and gay activist centers on the infamous 2010 censoring of "A Fire in My Belly," exploring Wojnarowicz's brutal childhood, relationship with his contemporaries, and early death from AIDS in 1992.
Subject Wojnarowicz, David.
Artists -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781596915336
OCLC number 738346475