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By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Tendencies brings jointly for the 1st time the essays that experience made Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick "the soft-spoken queen of homosexual experiences" (Rolling Stone). Combining poetry, wit, polemic, and wonderful scholarship with memorial and autobiography, those essays have set new criteria of ardour and truthfulness for present theoretical writing.
The essays variety from Diderot, Oscar Wilde, and Henry James to queer children and twelve-step courses; from "Jane Austen and the Masturbating lady" to a functionality piece on Divine written with Michael Moon; from political correctness and the poetics of spanking to the adventure of breast melanoma in an international ravaged and reshaped through AIDS. What unites Tendencies is a imaginative and prescient of a brand new queer politics and proposal that, besides the fact that difficult and hazardous, can be purpose, inclusive, writerly, actual, and occasionally giddily fun.

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