Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick



Age: 58


Summary: author whose critical writings on the uncertainties of sexual identity in fiction helped to create the discipline known as queer studies, who drew on feminist scholarship to reveal hidden sociosexual subplots in the works of writers like Charles Dickens and Henry James.



Cause of Death: Breast cancer


Born: May 2, 1950


Died: April 12, 2009


Location: New York City, New York