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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. 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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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.

There is More Than This. Austin, Judith Butler, the psychologist Silvan Tomkins and others—emotion in many forms. In essays oosofsky 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.

Sedgwick argues that these affective channels of energy offers a continual negotiation with identity, and thus create conditions of possibility and fluidity for individuals as oppose to ones tha Touching Feeling: 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.

No trivia or toucging yet. But in a sense, that response is the purpose of the book. Occasionally, Duke University Press controls the rights to maps or other drawings. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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Sedgwick’s book is a marvelous read. Is paranoia the only realistic epistemology for modern intellectuals?

On the most immediate visual level, the photo is used to represent the act of touching feeling, the effort to hold and explore and seek comfort from something wordless and precious. Is paranoia the only realistic epistemology for modern intellectuals? Periperformative Vicinities in Nineteenth-Century Narrative 67 3. Her works reflect an interest in queer performativity, experimental critical writing, non-Lacanian psychoanalysis, Buddhism and pedagogy, the affective theories of Silvan Tomkins and Melanie Klein, and material culture, especially textil Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick was an American academician specializing in literary criticism and feminist analysis; she is known as one of the architects of queer theory.

Eve Kosofsky SedgwickAdam Frank. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Jul 24, xen rated it it was amazing.

The writing is terse, poetic, playful, brilliant, tough, eloquent, beautiful. This performativity recognizes shame as a component of its creation and its potential transformation, enabling a new way to discuss identity politics.

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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.

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. The essays are loosely connected to one another through the thread of negative affect. Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity Author s: Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 Interlude, Pedagogic 27 1. Touching Feeling ultimately offers a view of knowing that is not confined by binaries.

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While turning the pages of Sedgwick’s masterful book, one wonders whether one is reading or dreaming. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sedgwick situates these periperformatives spatially, suggesting that they are near and around performatives.

Oct 23, Otto rated it liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Her erudition, brilliance, passion, and unusual combination of interests thrill. Sedgwick addresses “aspects of experience and reality that do not present themselves in propositional or even in verbal form alongside others that do” 6. Ultimately, Sedgwick’s unfashionable commitment to the truth of happiness propels a book as open-hearted as it is intellectually daring. The ability to be wrong and to feel shame at error acts as a motivational force for learning There are three classics in this collection: Either I like queer theory or I don’t.

She seems to be eager to get away from dealing only with one affective framework, to burst beyond the edges of this and that, and to throw the reader into chaos.

Feb 01, simon rated it liked it. By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Shame in the Cybernetic Fold: Just as Scott layers materials, textures and colours, these subjects are dealt with in essays ostensibly about J. Whether she set the future on this path or was superbly in tune with the contemporary mood is unclear.

Belief or disbelief in this knowledge is less important than knowing itself. What links the work of teaching to the experience of illness? The cumulate experience of this text really was one of “reparative reading” in the best sense. Toward kosofskj end of her book Sedgwick states that, counter to what she is doing, sedgwic, “disturbingly large amount of theory seems explicitly to undertake the proliferation of only one eev, or maybe two, of whatever kind—whether ecstasy, sublimity, self-shattering, jouissance, suspicion.