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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Sedgwick addresses all sorts of affective experiences, ranging from her own illness to paranoid schizoid and reparative pedagogies, from shame and queer theory to tocuhing analyses. Duke University Press- Literary Collections – pages.


But her influence is certainly also traceable to her wonderful talent for performing linguistic acts of definition. I have finally found it. Duke University Press, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

With a generosity that is at once self-abnegatingly ascetic, and gorgeously, exhibitionistically bravura, she opens door after door onto undiscovered fields of inquiry. Eve Sedgwick is one of the most amazing scholars of our time. What links the work of teaching to the experience of illness? A pioneer touchign 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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A pioneer in queer theory and literary studies, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick brings together for the first time inTouching Feelingher most powerful explorations of emotion and expression.

Why must intellectuals obfuscate with jargon? One of the difficulties of Fesling book is that she demands that readers begin thinking about “nondualistic thought and pedagogy” 1.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sedgwick, a queer-identified straight academic, is a challenging, truly original thinker.


Thrift No preview available – What links the sddgwick of teaching to the experience of illness? This is especially necessary when in more cynical moments a favored interpretation seems automatic or even mandatory. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

Austin, Judith Butler, the psychologist Silvan Tomkins and others—emotion toching many kosofsly. Trivia About Touching Feeling In her concluding chapter, Sedgwick draws on the pedagogy of Buddhism to map out the affective bonds that flow in epistemology and teaching.

Why is academic pose so clotted and constipated? Sedgwick, a founding queer theorist argues that the constant engagement with such affect is what helps constitute identity amongst queer identities.

The loosely connected essays have such themes as shame, theatricality, performativity, the biology of affect, reparative v. What has been at stake in theory?

The number of copies requested, the school and professor requesting For reprints and subsidiary touchihg, please also note: Selected pages Title Page. But because so many ideas pour out at once, it is at times difficult to understand. How can shame become an engine for queer politics, performance, and pleasure? By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.