Fighting Desires

  title={Fighting Desires},
  author={Michael Hardin},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  pages={129 - 150}
  • M. Hardin
  • Published 30 April 2002
  • Art
  • Journal of Homosexuality
Abstract “Fighting Desires: Henry Miller's Queer Tropic”is an investigation of Tropic of Cancerthat investigates the deeply repressed ho-moerotic desire that periodically surfaces. This reading is dependent upon an interpretation of Eve Sedgwick that proposes male sexuality as a continuum. By looking at the nature of the male-male relationships, as well as the lack of emotion and presence in the male-female relationships, I will show that the most intimate relationships are between men, and… 
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