By Lauren Berlant,Lee Edelman
Through virtuoso interpretations of works of cinema, images, severe conception, and literature, together with Lydia Davis's tale "Break It Down" (reprinted in complete here), Berlant and Edelman discover what it capacity to stay with negativity, with these divisions which may be irreparable. jointly, they give thought to how such negativity impacts politics, concept, and in detail felt encounters. yet the place their serious techniques range, neither hesitates to voice confrontation. Their very discussion—punctuated with moments of frustration, misconstruction, nervousness, 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.