Category Philosophy

”I am all Things Marvelous” – Beauty and AIDS in Marvelyn Brown’s the Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful and (HIV) Positive

Abstract: Beauty, Elaine Scarry argues, is sacred, life-giving and immortal. The memoir The Naked Truth: Young, Beautiful and (HIV) Positive by the African American Marvelyn Brown co-authored with Courtney E. Martin challenges these commonplace notions of beauty in the context…

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