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Books from Critical Inquiry


Edited by Lauren Berlant



Intimacy: A Special Issue

Lauren Berlant



Laura Kipnis


Sex and Talk

Candace Vogler


Sex in America

Mary Poovey


"Pleasure, Sex, and Politics Belong Together": Post-Holocaust Memory and the Sexual Revolution in West Germany

Dagmar Herzog


"The Reportedly Lick Their Own Things"

Steven Feld



Michael Hanchard



Joel Snyder and Laura Letinsky


On Diasporic Intimacy: Ilya Kabakov's Installations and Immigrant Homes

Svetlana Boym


The State of Shame: Australian Multiculturalism and the Crisis of Indigenous Citizenship

Elizabeth A. Povinelli


Mediating Intimacy: Black Mothers and the Law

Deborah R. Grayson


Sex in Public

Lauren Berlant and Michael Warner


A Dialogue on Love

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick


First Wife, Second Wife: Sexual Perversion and the Problem of Precedence in Rebecca

Annamarie Jagose


Charisma or Rationalization? Domesticity and Psychoanalysis in the U.S. in the 1950s

Eli Zaretsky


Still Life

Kathleen Stewart



Critical Responses


John Frow and Meaghan Morris

Elizabeth A. Povinelli


Letters to the Editor of Harper's Magazine in response to Laura Kipnis

Laura Kipnis

Maureen McLane