Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire

Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire

by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231176293
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/24/2015
Series: Gender and Culture Series
Edition description: Thirtieth anniversary edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 769,749
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is the author of Tendencies, The Coherence of Gothic Conventions, and Epistemology of the Closet.

Table of Contents

Introduction i. Homosocial Desire ii. Sexual Politics and Sexual Meaning iii. Sex or History?
iv. What This Book Does
1. Gender Asymmetry and Erotic Triangles
2. Swan in Love: The Example of Shakespeare's Sonnets
3. The Country Wife: Anatomies of Male Homosocial Desire
4. A Sentimental Journey: Sexualism and the Citizen of the World
5. Toward the Gothic: Terrorism and Homosexual Panic
6. Murder Incorporated: Confessions of a Justified Sinner
7. Tennyson's Princess: One Bride for Seven Brothers
8. Adam Bede and Henry Esmond: Homosocial Desire and the Historicity of the Female
9. Homophobia, Misogyny, and Capital: The Example of Our Mutual Friend
10. Up the Postern Stair: Edwin Drood and the Homophobia of Empire
Coda: Toward the Twentieth Century: English Readers of Whitman

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