By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
Embodying a decades-long experience, the poems amassed right here supply the main obtainable and definitive formulations to seem anyplace in Sedgwick’s writing on a few attribute topics and a few new ones: passionate attachments inside of and throughout genders; queer childhoods of many varieties; the performativity of an extended, unconventional marriage; depressiveness, hilarity, and bliss; grave disorder; 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 surprising, intimate, bold area that gradually refigures not just what a critic can be, yet what a poem can do.
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Fat Art, Thin Art by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick