Jan 22

Department Colloquium: Peter Coviello

January 22, 2016

Pete Coviello (English, UIC). The Wild Not Less Than the Good: Thoreau, Sex, Biopower

This piece is a sort of state-of-the-field meditation with respect to queer studies. It takes up Thoreau’s vexed relation to the ascetic imperatives of nineteenth-century American capital in the context of his determination, as he says in Walden, to “love the wild not less than the good.

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