Guest Column: What Does Queer Theory Teach Us about X?

  title={Guest Column: What Does Queer Theory Teach Us about X?},
  author={Lauren Berlant and Michael Warner},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  pages={343 - 349}
LAUREN BERLANT, professor of English at the University of Chicago, is the author of The Anatomy of National Fantasy: Hawthorne, Utopia, and Every­ day Life (U of Chicago P, 1991) and of essays on citizenship, sexuality, identity, and the pub­ lic sphere. She is a coeditor of Critical Inquiry and Public Culture. MICHAEL WARNER, associate professor of English at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, is the author of Let­ ters of the Republic: Publica­ tion and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century… 

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