Eve Sedgwick -- Queer theory founder dead at 58

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Eve Sedgwick, queer theory founder, died on April 12, 2009, at the age of 58.Her books such as Epistemology of the Closet are considered groundbreaking works of literary theory.From an obituary at The Advocate: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, a prominent theorist who is often cited as one of the founders of queer theory, died on April 12. She was 58. Sedgwick was reportedly diagnosed with breast cancer in 1991, prompting her book A Dialogue on Love. Sedgwick taught English at several...Read Full Story