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Epistemology of the Closet
In this condensed version of her book, Sedgwick reflects about the "closet" as a regime of regulation of gay and lesbian lives that is also important to heterosexuals since it guarantees theirExpand
Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity
A pioneer in queer theory and literary studies, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick brings together for the first time in Touching Feeling her most powerful explorations of emotion and expression. In essays thatExpand
Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire
Foreword: The Eve Effect, by Wayne Koestenbaum Preface to the 1993 Edition Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Gender Asymmetry and Erotic Triangles 2. Swan in Love: The Examples of Shakespeare's SonnetsExpand
Shame in the Cybernetic Fold: Reading Silvan Tomkins
Here are a few things theory knows today. Or, to phrase it more fairly, here are a few broad assumptions that shape the heuristic habits and positing procedures of theory today (theory not in theExpand
How to Bring Your Kids up Gay
In the summer of 1989, the United States Department of Health and Human Services released a study entitled "Report of the Secretary's Task Force on Youth Suicide." Written in response to theExpand