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By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

ISBN-10: 0822315017

ISBN-13: 9780822315018

ISBN-10: 0822315122

ISBN-13: 9780822315124

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is healthier often called a cultural and literary critic, as one of many fundamental forces at the back of the improvement of queer and gay/lesbian reports, and as writer of a number of influential books: Tendencies, Epistemology of the Closet, and Between males: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. The ebook of Fat paintings, skinny Art, Sedgwick’s first quantity of poetry, opens up one other measurement of her carrying on with venture of crossing and re-crossing the electrified obstacles among idea, lyric, and narrative.
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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