By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
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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