Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. Thirtieth anniversary edition. Foreword by Wayne Koestenbaum. Columbia University Press, 2016.
The Weather in Proust. Duke University Press, 2011.
Epistemology of the Closet. Updated with a new preface. University of California Press, 2008.
Touching Feeling: Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity. Duke University Press, 2003.
A Dialogue on Love. Beacon Press, 1999.
Fat Art, Thin Art. Duke University Press, 1994.
Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. With a new preface by the author. Columbia University Press, 1993.
Tendencies. Duke University Press, 1993.
Epistemology of the Closet. University of California Press, 1990.
The Coherence of Gothic Conventions. Revised with preface and additional chapter. Methuen, 1986.
Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire. Columbia University Press, 1985.
The Coherence of Gothic Conventions. Dissertation with Chapter I much revised. Arno Press, 1980.
The Coherence of Gothic Conventions. Dissertation, Yale University, 1975.
Books and Journals Edited
Novel Gazing: Queer Readings in Fiction. Duke University Press, 1997.
Gary in Your Pocket: Stories and Notebooks of Gary Fisher. Duke University Press, 1996.
Queerer than Fiction. Studies in the Novel, Fall 1996.
Performativity and Performance. Edited with Andrew Parker. Routledge, 1995.
Shame and Its Sisters: A Silvan Tomkins Reader. Edited with Adam Frank. Duke University Press, 1995.
Published articles not included in her books:
"Writing the History of Homophobia."
Edited by Jason Potts and Daniel Stout.
Duke University Press, 2015.
"[Censorship & Homophobia]." Guillotine. No. 5, 2013.
"The 1001 Seances." GLQ - A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies. Vol. 17, No. 4, 2011.
"Teaching/Depression." The Scholar and Feminist Online. Issue 4.2, Spring, 2006.
"'The L Word': Novelty in Normalcy." The Chronicle of Higher Education. January 16, 2004.
"Eulogy." Women and Performance: A Journal of Feminist Theory. January, 2002.
"Teaching 'Experimental Critical Writing'." The Ends of Performance. Edited by Peggy Phelan and Jill Lane. New York University Press, 1998.
"A Response to C. Jacob Hale." Social Text. 52/53, Vol. 15, Nos. 3 and 4, Autumn-Winter, 1997.
"Gosh, Boy George, You Must be Awfully Secure in Your Masculinity." Constructing Masculinity. Edited by Maurice Berger, Brian Wallis, and Simon Watson. Routledge, 1996.
"Afterword - Gary in Your Pocket." Gary in Your Pocket: Stories and Notebooks of Gary Fisher. Edited by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Duke University Press, 1996.
"Queer Performativity: Warhol's Shyness/Warhol's Whiteness." Pop Out: Queer Warhol. Edited by Jennifer Doyle, Jonathan Flatley, and José Esteban Muñoz. Duke University Press, 1996.
"Confusion of Tongues: Louisa Van Velsor Whitman and Walt Whitman." With Michael Moon (first author). Breaking Bounds: New Essays on Walt Whitman. Edited by Betsy Erkkila and Jay Grossman. Oxford University Press, 1996.
"Breast Cancer: Issues and Resources." Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter. Fall, 1995.
"Introduction - Performativity and Performance." With Andrew Parker (first author). Performativity and Performance. Edited by Andrew Parker and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick. Routledge, 1995.
"Queers in (Single-Family) Space." With Michael Moon (first author), Benjamin Gianni, and Scott Weir. Assemblage. No. 24, August, 1994.
"Against Epistemology." Questions of Evidence. Edited by James Chandler, Arnold I. Davidson, and Harry Harootunian. University of Chicago Press, 1994.
"Gender Criticism - What Isn't Gender." Redrawing the Boundaries. Edited by Stephen Greenblatt and Giles Gunn. MLA, 1993.
"Writing, Gay Studies and Affection." Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter. November, 1991.
"Review of Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar, No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, Volume 1: The War of the Words." English Language Notes. September, 1990.
"Tide and Trust." Critical Inquiry. Summer, 1989.
"Pedagogy in the Context of an Antihomophobic Project." South Atlantic Quarterly. Winter, 1989.
"Sabrina Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Gender Pride and Gender Prejudice at Amherst College." Amherst. Winter, l985.
"Review of David Punter, The Literature of Terror: A History of Gothic Fictions from 1765 to the Present Day." Studies in Romanticism. Summer, 1982.
"The Vibrant Politics of Josephine Miles." Epoch. Vol. 31, No. 1, Autumn-Winter, 1982.