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man with night sweats

Thom Gunn

man with night sweats

by Thom Gunn

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Published by Faber and Faber in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThom Gunn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6013.U65 M27 1992b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16822727M
    ISBN 10057116238X, 0571162576
    LC Control Number92007360

    “The Man with Night Sweats” is a poem about facing one’s inevitable death. In this instance, the individual happens to be suffering from AIDS, but the universality of death and its effect on. Thom Gunn's The Man With Night Sweats shows him writing at the height of his powers, equally in command of classical forms and of looser, more colloquial measures, and ready to address a wide range of themes, both intimate and social. The book ends with a set of poems about the deaths of friends from AIDS. With their unflinching directness, compassion and grace, they are among the most moving /5(12).

      Thom Gunn's The Man with Night Sweats shows him writing at the height of his powers, equally in command of classical forms and of looser, more colloquial measures, and ready to address a wide range of themes, both intimate and social. The book ends with a set of poems about the deaths of friends from AIDS. With their unflinching directness, compassion and grace, they are among the most Pages: Edmund White considered them “commune dwellers,” and poet August Kleinzahler called it “an unusually stable domestic situation by any standards.” In his book The Man with Night Sweats, Gunn depicts that sense of tight-knit community as expanding well beyond his home: The warmth investing me.

      Night sweats is another term for excessive perspiration or sweating at night. They’re an uncomfortable part of life for many people. While night sweats are . However, a report published by James Mold et al. shows that the risk for night sweats and even hot flashes increases with age even in men. In order to study night sweats in elderly patients, the medical investigators questioned 2, patients, 41% of whom had had night sweats within the month.


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Thom Gunn's "Night Sweats" is one of his finest books of poetry. He is a master at writing lines that are so rhythmatic and flowing. These poems deal with AIDS and also drug by: 9. The Man with Night Sweats, a collection of poems by Thom Gunn, is not flashy or overly complex.

The individual poems operate in a way that might strike people as hokey, replete with "beat"/"heat" rhyme schemes as explorations of loss and death and change and moving on.4/5.

Thom Gunn's "Night Sweats" is one of his finest books of poetry. He is a master at writing lines that are so rhythmatic and flowing. These poems deal with AIDS and also drug use/5(14). The Man with Night Sweats is a haunting depiction of a world ravaged by illness that is part elegy for those who have been lost and part evocation of the changes that await those who survive.

It is also one of the few works of literature that have fully met both the. The “Man with Night Sweats”, a poem in the book titled The Man with Night Sweats, was written in by British poet Thom Gunn.

The poem itself is written in free verse with a mixture of n: The Man with Night Sweats. Sweat, and a clinging sheet. Where it was gashed, it healed. Each challenge to the skin. My flesh reduced and wrecked. To hold an avalanche off. Thom Gunn, “The Man with Night Sweats” from Selected Poems.

Copyright © by Thom Gunn. “The Man with Night Sweats” is one of a series of poems Thom Gunn has written about the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in general and friends of his who either have the. Night sweats are fairly common: In one study published in Annals of Family Medicine, about one-third of primary care patients reported night sweats during the.

Low T is when a man loses more than one percent per year, and can be a cause of night sweats in men over In fact—the most common cause of night sweats in men is related to low T.

Be sure to see your doctor if you are sweating a lot at night so they can check your testosterone level and determine if some kind of hormonal therapy is necessary.

The Man with Night Sweats is a haunting depiction of a world ravaged by illness that is part elegy for those who have been lost and part evocation of the changes that await those who is also one of the few works of literature that have fully met both the aesthetic and /5(11).

"The Man with Night Sweats "is a haunting depiction of a world ravaged by illness that is part elegy for those who have been lost and part evocation of the changes that await those who survive. It is also one of the few works of literature that have fully met both the.

The Man with Night Sweats is a haunting depiction of a world ravaged by illness that is part elegy for those who have been lost and part evocation of the changes that await those who survive. It is also one of the few works of literature that have fully met both the Cited by: 9.

The author of many collections of poetry, Thom Gunn's The Man with Night Sweats is a collection of poetry memorializing his friends and loved ones who had fallen victim to AIDS. Night sweats are repeated episodes of extreme perspiration that may soak your nightclothes or bedding and are related to an underlying medical condition or illness.

Thomson William "Thom" Gunn, was an English poet who was praised for his early verses in England, where he was associated with The Movement, and his later poetry in America, even after moving toward a looser, free-verse style.

After relocating from England to San Francisco, Gunn wrote about gay-related topics—particularly in his most famous work, The Man With Night Sweats in —as well as drug.

Thom Gunn's The Man with Night Sweats shows him writing at the height of his powers, equally in command of classical forms and of looser, more colloquial. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Thom Gunn's The Man with Night Sweats shows him writing at the height of his powers, equally in command of classical forms and of looser, more colloquial measures, and ready to address a wide range of themes, both intimate and social.

The book ends with a set of poems about the deaths of friends from AIDS. With their unflinching directness, compassion and grace, they are among the most moving /5(12). Thom Gunn's "Night Sweats" is one of his finest books of poetry. He is a master at writing lines that are so rhythmatic and flowing.

These poems deal with AIDS and also drug :   Thom Gunn’s The Man with Night Sweats () memorializes a San Francisco poet’s tragic losses due to AIDS.

An “Anglo-American poet” known for his brainy yet visceral formal verse, the late British expatriate often wrote in meter and rhyme about his countercultural daily life in California, filling his poems with surfers, motorcyclists, LSD, popular icons, literature, and gay men.4/5(28).

The 15 best poetry books of all time. The Man with Night Sweats. Thom Gunn () Gunn brought a diction and smartness to 20th-century poetry that recalled the Metaphysicals such as John Donne.2/5.This volume—a contemporary classic by "one of the most singular and compelling poets in English [of] the past half-century" (Times Literary Supplement)—contains poems written in response to the AIDS crisis.

Originally published init was Thom Gunn's first book of verse in ten years. Night sweats can sometimes be an early symptom of some cancers. Although other causes of night sweats are much more likely as a reason for your night sweats, it is clearly very important to have cancer diagnosed and treated as soon as possible.

The most common type of cancer associated with night sweats is lymphoma.