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    DescriptionLooks at the central importance of the homosexual/heterosexual dichotomy in the Western culture of the last century, in particular by a series of provocative readings of Melville, Wilde, James and Proust. A book of both political and literary importance.

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    Epistemology of the Closet
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 194 g
    ISBN 13: 9780140237320
    ISBN 10: 0140237321

    BIC subject category V2: DSBF, DSK
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    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.4
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    BIC subject category V2: JFSK2
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000, SOC012000
    DC20: 809.39353
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    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    30 March 1995
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    Table of contents
    Epistemology of the closet; some binarisms (1) - Billy Budd, after the homosexual; some binarisms (2) - Wilde, Nietzche, and the sentimental relations of the male body; the beast in the closet - James and the writing of homosexual panic; Proust and the spectacle of the closet.