Gender Trouble: Tenth Anniversary Edition

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Taylor & Francis, Sep 2, 1999 - Philosophy - 256 pages
182 Reviews
Since its publication in 1990, Gender Trouble has become one of the key works of contemporary feminist theory, and an essential work for anyone interested in the study of gender, queer theory, or the politics of sexuality in culture.

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Her writing style is incredibly academic and dry. - Goodreads
Her writing style makes the book difficult to read. - Goodreads
This has been helpful for my thesis research. - Goodreads
Hard to read but the rewards are worth it - Goodreads
I don't think her stuff is hard to read, either. - Goodreads
I find Butler difficult to read, but worth the trouble. - Goodreads

Review: Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

User Review  - Bill - Goodreads

Insightful book, but such a difficult style of writing...there were paragraphs that left me quite baffled because of this. For this reason I enjoyed much more Undoing Gender. Anyway, worth the trouble! Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Stambaugh - Goodreads

I only read a few chapters relevent to a study I have done but I anticipate finishing the rest of the book. Amazing insight Read full review

About the author (1999)

Judith Butler is Professor of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley. Among her books are Bodies That Matter and Excitable Speech, and Feminists Theorize the Political (coedited with Joan W. Scott), all available from Routledge.

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