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THE SHAPES OF FANCY review in Modern Philology

Sep 08, 2022
To say that a work of queer theory like The Shapes of Fancy “reads like queer theory” may seem redundant, but it captures something about the aesthetics of Varnado’s vivacious, rolling—even insatiable—prose, and her productively askew orientation toward early modernity and the reigning analytic protocols and interpretive habits of early modern sexuality studies.