Gender Trouble

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Gender Trouble
Gender Trouble, first edition.jpg
The first edition
Author Judith Butler
Country United States
Language English
Published 1990 (Routledge)
Media type
Pages 272 (UK paperback edition)
ISBN 0-415-38955-0
Preceded by Subjects of Desire
Followed by Bodies That Matter

Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity is a 1990 book by philosopher Judith Butler. Influential in academic feminism and queer theory, it is credited with creating the notion of gender performativity. It is considered to be one of the canonical texts of queer theory and postmodern poststructural feminism.

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  • Judith Butler: Live Theory by Vicki Kirby