Table of contents for Butler matters : Judith Butler's impact on feminist and queer studies / Margaret SŤonser Breen, Warren J. Blumenfeld.


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Contents
List of Illustrations							 ix
Acknowledgements							 x
List of Contributors							 xi
Foreword							 xiv
PART 1: INTRODUCTION
1 Introduction to the Collection						 
Margaret Sönser Breen						 3
2 'There is a Person Here': An Interview with Judith Butler			 
Warren J. Blumenfeld and Margaret Sönser Breen, with Susanne Baer, 
Robert Alan Brookey, Lynda Hall, Vicki Kirby, Diane Helene Miller, 
Robert Shail, and Natalie Wilson					 7
3 Becoming Butlerian: On the Discursive Limits (and Potentials) of 		
 Gender Trouble 
Frederick Roden							25
PART 2: LANGUAGE, MELANCHOLIA, AND 
SUBJECTIVITY
							
4 When All That is Solid Melts into Language
 Vicki Kirby								39
 							
5 Judith Butler and the Images of Theory 
 Mena Mitrano							55
6 The Plague of the Subject: Subjects, Politics, and the Power of Psychic 
Life							
Kirsten Campbell							79
								
7 Excitable Speech: Judith Butler, Mae West, and Sexual Innuendo		
 Angela Failler							93
PART 3: BODY MATTERS: ARCHAEOLOGY, LITERATURE, AND PEDAGOGY
8 Providing a Past for 'Bodies That Matter': Judith Butler's 
 Impact on the Archaeology of Gender					
Elizabeth M. Perry and Rosemary A. Joyce			 111
9 Renaissance Body Matters: Judith Butler and the Sex that
 is One							
Belinda Johnston						 123
10 Gender Trouble in the Literature Classroom: Unintelligible 
 Genders in The Metamorphosis and The Well of Loneliness 	
 Margaret Sönser Breen					 145
11 Butler's Corporeal Politics: Matters of Politicized 		
 Abjection	
Natalie Wilson						 159
PART 4: AGENCY, POSTSTRUCTURALISM, AND 
PRAGMATISM
12 Strange Tempest: Agency, Poststructuralism, and the Shape of 
 Feminist Politics to Come					
Edwina Barvosa-Carter					 173
13 Changing Signs: The Political Pragmatism of 
 Poststructuralism						
Robert Alan Brookey and Diane Helene Miller			 189
Index								 205




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Butler, Judith, Feminist theory, Sex role, Gender identity, Language and sex