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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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Beside is a word that is between this and that. Shame in the Cybernetic Fold: Eve Kosofsky SedgwickAdam Frank. Lists with This Book. If scholars are not yet in love with Eve, they will be after reading this book. Sedgwick addresses “aspects of experience and reality that do not present themselves in propositional or even in verbal form alongside others that do” 6.

Review: Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity | affectsphere

There are three classics in this collection: How can shame become an engine for queer politics, performance, and pleasure? Sedgwick’s book is a marvelous read. She once again makes a significant contribution to not just one but many intersecting fields—literary criticism, education, queer theory, cultural studies, and autobiography.

Common terms and phrases Affect Imagery Consciousness affect system affect theory analog Austin bodhisattva body Buddhist Carker Chapter cognitive concept critical culture D. These multiple possibilities are difficult to put into words. sve

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Any critic who so successfully challenges the fundamental terms of the discipline, and opens up new subjects for others to write and publish about, deserves fame and distinction. From inside the book. Jan 26, Johnny Jones rated it really liked it.

Although the book’s structure is clear, the prose unsettles by its complexity, and pretty soon the reader gets lost—in a good way—inside the difficult phenomenological world of affect. Most readers will feel that they have been thrown into a swirl of words, into a swirl of complexity. Duke University Press- Literary Collections – pages.

With a generosity that is at once self-abnegatingly ascetic, and gorgeously, exhibitionistically bravura, she opens door after door onto undiscovered fields of inquiry. Here, Sedgwick writes against the demystification of meaning through a paranoid framework alone. Miller deconstruction depressive position described differential distinct Dombey dramatize drive Edith emotion epistemologies essay Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick example explicit performative fond force Foucault’s Freud gender hermeneutics historical human identity illocutionary acts interest invoke James James’s kind language learning less marriage means motive narrative negative affect neural firing Novel offer one’s paranoid particular pedagogy performative utterances periperformative pleasure positive affect possible practices prefaces psychology readers reading relation reparative representation represents repressive hypothesis scene seems sense sentences sexual shame Silvan Silvan Tomkins slave slavery Sogyal space spatial speech act strong theory structure suggest sutras teaching texture theatrical theoretical things thought Tibetan Tibetan Buddhism tion tive Tomkins Tomkins’s Touching Feeling Transcendentalists understanding weak theory words writing York edition.

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Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Her writing is certainly texture-ful, innovative, and delightful. Tomkins complicates the dichotomy of cognitive and behavioral response by theorizing a humanlike machine unable to learn because it would be incapable of error.

These essays navigate the waters of performativity, affect, and pedagogy in an attempt to locate a middle space Sedgwick sees as a way for thinking beyond binaries. Reading ‘Touching Feeling’ was weird – I felt like “Ok I’m reading something great and special” but just couldn’t get a hold of what was supposedly so great and special about it.

This is especially necessary when in more cynical moments a favoured interpretation seems automatic or even mandatory. Her erudition, brilliance, passion, and unusual combination of interests thrill. Trivia About Touching Feeling Apr 16, Kimberly rated it it was amazing. Sedgwick’s latest book, T ouching Feeling: Sedgwick somehow dismantles the master’s house using the master’s tools.

Thrift No preview available – Miller, and Judith Butler among others to illustrate her claims about the relationship between touching and feeling.

Sedgwick frequently dissents from critical commonplaces, but always engages with them in a way that is productive rather than destructive. In essays that show how her groundbreaking work in queer theory has developed into a deep interest in affect, Sedgwick What links the work of teaching to the experience of illness?

Is sexuality more like an affect or a drive? There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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 such theoretical discourses as psychoanalysis, speech-act theory, Western Buddhism, and the Foucauldian “hermeneutics of suspicion.

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Want to Read saving…. What links the work of teaching to the experience of illness? I did not see these installations, but at Cuny there were blue figures draped in woven cloth and hung from the ceiling; at Stony Brook, pieces of textile and fibre art were displayed on which Sedgwick had scanned computer images of her body, an X-ray and CAT-scan images of her spine. 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 that close down channels.

In prose sometimes somber, often high-spirited, and always accessible and moving, Touching Feeling interrogates—through virtuoso readings of works by Henry James, JL Austin, Judith Butler, the psychologist Silvan Tomkins, and others—emotion in many forms.

Shame, Theatricality, and Queer Performativity: Sedgwick’s language, richly garlanded, syntactically showstopping, gives, everywhere, its characteristic, always surprising pleasure. Dense, thoughtful, sometimes beautiful theory prose that aims to proide “tools for non-dualist thinking. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is kosofsmy trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. In essays that show how her groundbreaking work in queer theory has feelling into a feelinh interest in affect, Sedgwick offers what she calls “tools and techniques for nondualistic thought,” in the process touching and transforming such theoretical discourses as psychoanalysis, speech-act theory, Western Buddhism, and the Foucauldian “hermeneutics of suspicion.

Jun 25, Ben rated it it was amazing Shelves: As Sedgwick explains, the essays that comprise her book “explore a sense of exciting and so far unexhausted possibility—as well as frustration—stirred up by four difficult texts: