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Feeling Backward

Loss and the Politics of Queer History

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$22.50 • £18.95 • €20.50

ISBN 9780674032392

Publication Date: 03/31/2009

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206 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Emotional Rescue
  • 2. Permanent Exile: Walter Pater’s Queer Modernism
  • 3. The End of Friendship: Willa Cather’s Sad Kindred
  • 4. Unwanted Being: Stephen Gordon’s Spoiled Identity
  • 5. Impossible Objects: Sylvia Townsend Warner and the Longing for Revolution
  • Epilogue: The Politics of Refusal
  • Notes
  • Index

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