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By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

ISBN-10: 0822315017

ISBN-13: 9780822315018

ISBN-10: 0822315122

ISBN-13: 9780822315124

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is better often called a cultural and literary critic, as one of many fundamental forces in the back of the advance of queer and gay/lesbian stories, and as writer of numerous influential books: Tendencies, Epistemology of the Closet, and Between males: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. The booklet of Fat paintings, skinny Art, Sedgwick’s first quantity of poetry, opens up one other size of her carrying on with undertaking of crossing and re-crossing the electrified barriers among thought, lyric, and narrative.
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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