By Judith Butler
The celebrated writer of Gender Trouble right here redefines Antigone's legacy, improving her innovative value and freeing it for a revolutionary feminism and sexual politics. Antigone has lengthy been a feminist icon of defiance. yet what has remained doubtful is whether or not she escapes from the types of energy that she opposes, because the type of defiance she exemplifies additionally ends up in her demise. Butler argues that Antigone represents a kind of feminist and sexual enterprise that's fraught with chance. furthermore, Antigone exhibits how a tradition of normative heterosexuality obstructs our means to work out what sexual freedom and political organization may be.
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Antigone's Claim: Kinship Between Life and Death (The Wellek Library Lectures) by Judith Butler