Modern Nature
Haunting, flowers and personal mythologies
in Luminous presence
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Chapter 7 explores Jarman’s interiority in Modern Nature, as he uses flowers and plants as symbols that evoke his personal history, as well as a collective history of same-sex desire. It attends to his discussion of the personal impact of HIV/AIDS, his need for individuation, for community and to bear witness.

Luminous presence

Derek Jarman’s life-writing

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