A pioneer in queer theory and literary studies, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick brings together for the first time inTouching Feelingher most powerful explorations of. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Durham: Duke University Press, Pp. ix + The cover of Eve Sedgwick’s Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy. Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Author, Eve Kosofskysedgwick, Author, Michele Ainabarale, Editor Duke University.

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This is especially necessary when in more cynical moments a favoured interpretation seems automatic or even mandatory.

But upon a closer read, the reader can begin to see how this particular set of essays, and the questions that they ask, represents a larger set of negotiations between life and death that Sedgwick desires to draw out in not just Touching Feeling, but in her oeuvre. Drawing on Renu Bora, Sedgwick understands “texxture” with two x’s as “the kind of texture that is dense with offered information about how, substantially, historically, materially, it came into being” The writing is terse, poetic, playful, brilliant, tough, eloquent, beautiful.

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Space, Politics, Affect N. In fact, shame becomes “simply the first, and remains a permanent, structuring fact of identity” for queer people and may be more useful in understanding camp and identity politics Though she’s kosofskg known Is paranoia the only realistic epistemology for modern intellectuals?

Affect, Pedagogy, Performativityexcites, demands, perplexes. Nov 24, Mike rated it really liked it. Locating the self in a space not anchored by binaries, she says creates a space for questioning that transcends self.

I always return to this text when I’m thinking antiessentialist departure and new ways of learning and teaching. What links the work of teaching kosodsky the experience of illness?


In essays that show how her groundbreaking work in queer theory has developed into a deep interest in affect, Sedgwick offers what she calls “tools and techniques for nondualistic thought,” in 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.

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Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here. Jan 26, Johnny Jones rated it really liked it. Thrift No preview available – By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Duke University Press Amazon. The paranoid reader thus misses the middle in superimposing suspicion on everything.

She learning what is already known as a way of finding knowledge Eve Sedgwick is one of the most amazing scholars of our time. Dec 11, oosofsky rated it it was amazing. Is sexuality more like an affect or a drive?

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Sedgwick’s latest book, T ouching Feeling: She feelig undergone psychotherapy intimately described in her memoir, A Dialogue of Loveshe wve travelled in Asia and immersed herself in Buddhism, and has turned away from writing to weaving and other forms of fibre art.

Popular passages Page 10 – But more important was the multiplication of discourses concerning sex in the field of exercise of power itself: Sedgwick’s writing throws the reader into a state without dualisms, much like the unconscious. Shame, Theatricality, and Queer Performativity: Description 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.

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