On the Eve of the Future

@article{Goldberg2010OnTE,
  title={On the Eve of the Future},
  author={Jonathan Goldberg},
  journal={PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={125},
  pages={374 - 377}
}
  • Jonathan Goldberg
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • Art
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
Just a few days after Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick's death last April 12, I received an e-mail from Lee Edelman. “I sometimes think,” he wrote, “that Eve was the only person who really thought this day would come.” Lee's “really” resonates with a talk Eve gave a decade ago. I don't recall that she shared it with me at the time she wrote it, or I may have forgotten, not wanting to take in what she was saying. The piece was made available to me as Eve's literary executor, a task I agreed to several… 
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