Gayle Rubin's reputation as a star academic and public intellectual has been based on her cool brilliance. But her public and professional reception has also been marked, positively and negatively, by the ambivalence generated by strong feeling. This article describes Rubin's affective surround in an effort to outline the impact of passionate engagement in feminist and queer politics and scholarship.
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Lisa Duggan; LOVE AND ANGER: Scenes from a Passionate Career. GLQ 1 January 2011; 17 (1): 145–153. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/10642684-2010-025
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