By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Embodying a decades-long event, the poems accumulated the following supply the main obtainable and definitive formulations to seem wherever in Sedgwick’s writing on a few attribute topics and a few new ones: passionate attachments inside and throughout genders; queer childhoods of many varieties; the performativity of a protracted, unconventional marriage; depressiveness, hilarity, and bliss; grave sickness; despised and magnetic our bodies and physically components. In lengthy fictional poems, a wealthy narrative momentum engages readers within the mysterious places—including Victorian novels—where characters, sexualities, and fates are unmade and made. Sedgwick’s poetry opens an strange, intimate, bold area that gradually refigures not just what a critic might be, yet what a poem can do.
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Fat Art, Thin Art by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick