The Judith Butler Reader is a collection of writings that span her impressive career and trace her intellectual history.
- Judith Butler, author of influential books such as Gender Trouble, has built her international reputation as a theorist of power, gender, sexuality and identity
- Organized in active collaboration between Judith Butler and Sara Salih
- Collects together writings that span Butler's impressive career as a critical philosopher, including selections from both well-known and lesser-known works
- Includes an introduction and editorial material to assist students in their readings of theories that stand at the forefront of contemporary theoretical and political debates
About the Author:
JUDITH BUTLER is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Departments of Rhetoric and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. She has published widely in the fields of continental philosophy, literary theory, feminist and queer theory, and cultural politics. Her books include Precarious Life: Powers of Mourning and Violence (Verso, 2003) and Undoing Gender (Routledge, 2004).
SARA SALIH is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Toronto. She is editor of The History of Mary Prince, a West Indian Slave (2000) and author of Judith Butler (2002).