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Title
Paul Monette interview, 1993 March
Creator
Monette, Paul
Contributor
Martinson, Connie
Date Created and/or Issued
1993-03
Publication Information
The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Connie Martinson Talks Books
Rights Information
All rights are retained by The Drucker Institute. For permission to use this item, contact The Drucker Institute, http://www.thedruckerinstitute.com
Description
Connie and Paul begin the interview discussing Paul’s feelings of rage regarding the AIDS crisis and how his grieving was triggered by the American government’s and society’s perception of homosexuals. They then move on to discuss characters in the book who are struggling with AIDS. Connie and Paul proceed to talk about the homosexual world and how it differs from the mainstream heterosexual world, and the process of outing, before returning to the book’s characters and narrative. They then discuss how much of the book reflects Paul’s personal life as a homosexual man dying of AIDS and observing those closest to him experiencing the same process, and Connie has Paul read an excerpt from the book. Connie closes the interview requesting an autograph for her copy of the book.
Type
moving image
Format
mp4
0:28:19
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cmt/id/1543
Language
English
Subject
AIDS (Disease)-Patients-Fiction
Loss (Psychology)-Fiction
Gay men-Fiction
Source
U–matic tape
Relation
Connie Martinson Talks Books - http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/cmt

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