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Transgender Studies

Judith Butler’s scholarship and particularly her notion of performativity—which she theorizes throughout Gender Trouble (1990) and in subsequent work—has been foundational for the field of queer theory as discussed by…

Gay/Lesbian Studies

…most important contemporary queer theorists is Judith Butler, whose work on Gender Trouble uses concepts from Freudian psychoanalysis to question cultural assumptions about gender and sexuality. ‘Bricolage’ is perhaps the…

Ebooks

…Life The Power of Mourning and Violence-Verso (2004) Judith Butler Literariness.org Judith Butler-Precarious Life_ The Power of Mourning and Violence-Verso (2004) The Submission by Amy Waldman Literariness.org Amy Waldman-The Submission…

Queer Theory

…individual or collective subjects who are faced with a field of possibilities in which several ways of behaving, several reactions and diverse comportments may be realized” (“Subject” 221). Judith Butler

Queer Culture

…drives. Judith Butler This mode of analysis – which emphasises the contingency and performativity of gender roles and which was pioneered by Judith Butler – owes a great deal to…

Critical Theory

…broad audiences or constituencies, and Judith Butler, in her analysis of feminist politics, calls for “contingent foundations” to allow for coalition building and political activity. In 2000, Laclau and Butler

Heterosexism

…and marginal to the ‘hetero’, but yet necessary to its very definition and existence. Looking at lesbian identity, Judith Butler reflects that ‘compulsory heterosexuality sets itself up as the original,…

Althusserian Marxism

…been popularised and adapted by the feminist philosopher and critic Judith Butler; the concept of ISAs has been of interest to Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek; the attempt to view history…

Psychoanalysis and Gender

…Bonds of Love: Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and the Problem of Domination, Virago, London. Butler, Judith (1990) Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity, Routledge, New York. Cranny-Francis, Anne (1995) The…

Feminism: An Essay

…the importance of woman’s independence, and through the character Judith (Shakespeare’s fictional sister), explicated how the patriarchal society prevented women from realising their creative potential. Woolf also inaugurated the debate…

POSTSTRUCTURALISM

…Feminisms (Butler, Cixous, Kristeva), New Historicism (Greenblatt) and Reader Response theory (Iser, Bloom and others). Bloom Iser Greenblatt Kristeva Cixous Butler Althusser Lacan Foucault Poststructuralism emphasised the indeterminate and polysemic…

First Wave Feminism

…with social and legal reform, and gives as an example Josephine Butler’s campaign against the Contagious Diseases Act. Although less influential than either evangelical feminism or equal rights feminism, this…

Audio Poetry

…https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Stopping-by-woods-on-a-snowy-evening.mp3 Stopping-by-woods-on-a-snowy-evening https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Sylvia-Plath-Reads-Daddy.mp3 Sylvia-Plaths-Mirror https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Sylvia-Plaths-Mirror.mp3 T.-S.-Eliot-reads-Journey-of-the-Magi https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/T.-S.-Eliot-reads-Journey-of-the-Magi.mp3 The-Canonization-by-John-Donne https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/The-Canonization-by-John-Donne.mp3 The-Solitary-Reaper-William-Wordsworth https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/The-Solitary-Reaper-William-Wordsworth.mp3 The-Sun-Rising-by-John-Donne https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/The-Sun-Rising-by-John-Donne.mp3 The-Thought-Fox https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/The-Thought-Fox-a-poem-by-Ted-Hughes-read-and-visualized-by-Mike-Doose.mp3 Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Thomas-Gray-ELEGY-WRITTEN-IN-A-COUNTRY-CHURCHYARD.mp3 Tintern-Abbey-William-Wordsworth https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Tintern-Abbey-William-Wordsworth.mp3 William-Butler-Yeats-When-You-Are-Old-Colin-Farrell. https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/William-Butler-Yeats-When-You-Are-Old-Colin-Farrell.mp3 William-Wordsworth-There-Was-A-Time-Robert-Donat https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/William-Wordsworth-There-Was-A-Time-Robert-Donat.mp3 Wole-Soyinka-Telephone-Conversation- https://literariness.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Wole-Soyinka-Telephone-Conversation-animated.mp3…

Critical Race Theory

…Gómez, Ian Haney-López, Kevin R. Johnson,Gerald López, Margaret E Montoya, Juan Perea, and Francisco Valdes. Influential black scholars include Paul Butler, Devon W. Carbado, Lani Guinier, and Angela Onwuachi-Willig. The…

HSST 2017 Syllabus

…Letter 4. Faulkner The Sound and the fury 5. Ralph Ellison The Invisible Man 6. Amiri BarakaDutchman 7. Maya Angelou Phenomenal Women 8. Judith Wright Finale 9. Lalithambika Andarjanam Pradikara…

Trauma Studies

…Henke, Suzette. 1998. Shattered Subjects: Trauma and Testimony in Women’s Life‐Writing. New York: St. Martin’s Press. Herman, Judith. 1992. Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence‐From Domestic Abuse To Political…

HSST 2017 Syllabus

…Letter 4. Faulkner The Sound and the fury 5. Ralph Ellison The Invisible Man 6. Amiri BarakaDutchman 7. Maya Angelou Phenomenal Women 8. Judith Wright Finale 9. Lalithambika Andarjanam Pradikara…

Posthumanist Criticism

…in a posthumanist landscape,” in J. Scott and J. Butler (eds) Feminists Theorize the Political, New York: Routledge, pp. 87–101. ——(2003) The Companion Species Manifesto: dogs, people, and significant otherness,…

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