Download PDF by Judith Butler: Antigone's Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death (The Wellek

By Judith Butler

The celebrated writer of Gender Trouble right here redefines Antigone's legacy, getting better her innovative importance and freeing it for a innovative feminism and sexual politics. Antigone has lengthy been a feminist icon of defiance. yet what has remained uncertain is whether or not she escapes from the types of energy that she opposes, because the type of defiance she exemplifies additionally results in her loss of life. Butler argues that Antigone represents a kind of feminist and sexual organisation that's fraught with probability. in addition, Antigone exhibits how a tradition of normative heterosexuality obstructs our potential to determine what sexual freedom and political organization may be.

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