Download e-book for kindle: Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Wayne Koestenbaum

By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Wayne Koestenbaum

ISBN-10: 0231176295

ISBN-13: 9780231176293

First released in 1985, among males challenged outdated methods of examining whereas articulating serious byways for 2 rising disciplines. Its iconoclastic technique gave queer experiences and gender experiences students extra cause to crack open the canon, scrutinize its contents, and upload unconventional texts on sound theoretical grounds. amazing a devastating blow to the hegemony of heteronormative critique, it opened not just literature but in addition politics, faith, society, and tradition to broader investigations of strength, hope, and intercourse. among males nonetheless has even more to inform us, and lots more and plenty paintings left to do. It has saved velocity with Western society’s evolving principles of and debates on gender and sexuality and offers perception into its contemporary conservative and non secular turns. With a brand new foreword by way of Wayne Koestenbaum emphasizing the work’s ongoing value, among males starts off with Shakespeare’s Sonnets and strikes via Wycherley’s the rustic spouse, Sterne’s A Sentimental trip, Hogg’s inner most Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner, Tennyson’s The Princess, Eliot’s Adam Bede, Thackeray’s The background of Henry Esmond, Esq., and Dickens’s Our Mutual buddy and The secret of Edwin Drood, between many different texts and reviews. Sedgwick’s landmark e-book continues to be a key research of homosocial wish in Western literature for any reader excited about the subject’s declare to legitimacy.

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