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Touching feeling : affect, pedagogy, performativity

Author: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick; Adam Frank
Publisher: Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2003
Series: Series Q
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. 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 the process touching and transforming
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick; Adam Frank
ISBN: 0822330288 9780822330288 0822330156 9780822330158
OCLC Number: 471561968
Description: xii, 195 s. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Interlude, pedagogic --
Shame, theatricality, and queer performativity : Henry James's The art of the novel --
Around the performative : periperformative vicinities in nineteenth-century narrative --
Shame in the cybernetic fold : reading Silvan Tomkins / written with Adam Frank --
Paranoid reading and reparative reading, or, You're so paranoid, you probably think this essay is about you --
Pedagogy of Buddhism
Series Title: Series Q
Responsibility: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

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