By Lauren Berlant,Lee Edelman
Through virtuoso interpretations of works of cinema, images, severe idea, and literature, together with Lydia Davis's tale "Break It Down" (reprinted in complete here), Berlant and Edelman discover what it potential to dwell with negativity, with these divisions that could be irreparable. jointly, they think about how such negativity impacts politics, idea, and in detail felt encounters. yet the place their severe ways range, neither hesitates to voice war of words. Their very discussion—punctuated with moments of frustration, misconstruction, anxiousness, aggression, popularity, pleasure, and inspiration—enacts either the trouble and the potential for come across, the topic of this strange trade among eminent critics and shut friends.
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