Judith Butler: Essential Guides for Literary Studies / Edition 1

Judith Butler: Essential Guides for Literary Studies / Edition 1

by Sara Salih
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415215188

ISBN-13: 9780415215183

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A welcome addition to the Routledge Critical Thinkers series, Judith Butler is the first guidebook on this renowned feminist and queer theory scholar, which will help not only students of literary criticism but also students of law, sociology, philosophy, film and cultural studies. Examining Butler's work through a variety of contexts, including the formation of…  See more details below

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A welcome addition to the Routledge Critical Thinkers series, Judith Butler is the first guidebook on this renowned feminist and queer theory scholar, which will help not only students of literary criticism but also students of law, sociology, philosophy, film and cultural studies. Examining Butler's work through a variety of contexts, including the formation of gender performativity, identity and subjecthood, Sarah Salih address Butler's crucial ideas on the gender agenda, the body, pornography, race, gay self-expression and power and psychoanalysis. Concluding with an annotated bibliography, this book will be the ideal starting point for all new to Butler.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415215183
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Series:
Routledge Critical Thinkers Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1580L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Series editor's preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Why Butler?1
Key Ideas17
1The subject19
2Gender43
3Sex73
4Language99
5The psyche119
After Butler137
Further Reading153
Works cited163
Index169

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