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Review: Gender Trouble

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Guess it's too late now to make a feminism/queer theory shelf. This book is pretty great. A lot more simple than you'd expect if you've read much Butler before, or a great entry point if you haven't ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

User Review  - Dusty - Goodreads

Five stars to me for reading, from cover to cover, an entire book of Judith Butler's notoriously circuitous prose. And five stars to Butler for an insightful, humane contemplation of the culturally ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

User Review  - Phillip - Goodreads

Everybody talks about how difficult Judith Butler's work is to read, but I found her fairly accessible. I mean, she does take her cues from Hegel, Sartre, and Lacan, all of whom are practically ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

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Gender is performance! Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

In Gender Trouble, Butler first outlines her theory of gender performativity, not to be confused with performance, but rather "a repetition and a ritual, which achieves its effects through its ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

User Review  - Manuel - Goodreads

I just finished reading Gender Trouble. It is one of those books that change the way you think about and see the world in very tangible ways. If I was to say that she begins her argument with the ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

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A merciless appraisal of French feminism: Kristeva, Irigaray, Wittig. Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

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Ratings are tricky. Clearly based on the criteria for the stars, it's a five (criteria: it was amazing). Does that mean I'd recommend your reading it? Hard to say. Because I don't want you to dislike ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

It took me a long time to read this book because I read it in the midst of doing a bunch of other things I would rather not do (work, take classes), and I had to return it to the library because I had ... Read full review

Review: Gender Trouble

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I've found that a lot of obnoxious people use this book as a bible. I wish they weren't so obnoxious so I wouldn't have avoided Butler for so long. Read full review


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