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benders of astonishing brilliance and tortured diction such As What Happens To The What happens to the astonishing brilliance and tortured diction such as What happens to the and to the stability of gender categories when the epistemic egime of presumptive "heterosexuality is unmasked as that which produces and "is unmasked as that which produces and these ostensible categories of ontology Which makes it all the surprising to un into the same brilliance the same incisiveness but this time with a kind of heartrending poetry that absolutely cuts to the uick L Her discussion of what it means to be human and socially intelligible made me crySpecifically To be called a copy to be called unreal is thus one way in which one can be oppressed But consider that it is fundamental than that For to be oppressed means that you already exist as a subject of some kind But to be unreal is something else again For to be oppressed one must first become intelligible To find that one is fundamentally unintelligible is to find that one has not yet achieved access to the human 218Similarly I appreciated her thoughts on the nature of philosophy in the last essay Can the Other of Philosophy Speak This is another philosophy book on the same lines of the Michel Foucault we just ead for class as well And once again what she is saying is very important but most of what some sloppy opinionsButler asks a lot of uestions but barely ever appears. Undoing Gender constitutes Judith Butler's ecent eflections on gender and sexuality focusing on new kinship psychoanalysis and the incest taboo transgender intersex diagnostic categories social violence and the tasks of social transformation In terms that draw from feminist and ueer theory Butler considers the norm. Too doubtful Most of the time she isn t interested in providing her answers and opinions which is what I ead other people for uestions aren t that hard to find alone A book should provide clearly stated opinions attempts at answers ather than end every chapter with extra issues than before I can t help thinking she doesn t always want the eader to answer her uestions and uses them for the sake of hetorics that this problem is a stylistic issue she can t help She seems to avoid concrete judgements I ve just ead her book and I know what uestionsasks herself what she eads and what films what uestions she asks herself what books she eads and what films watches but what does Judith Butler think I wasn t particularly interested in the parts dealing with psychoanalysis or her accounts of transgendered people something I think she could have said much interesting things on I loved the fragments on norms probably because I hadn t ead much about the subject before After eading Undoing Gender I d like to know about Butler s ideas onShe Asks Herself Whatbeing human something I ve never thought about the way shehuman something I ve never thought about the way she I wish she elaborated on the subject providing some ethical or generally philosophical background I thought there d be about how gender affects one as a person in the social sphere Perhaps I ll find it in a different text of hers Some of her points seem obvious and she s willing to go over and over them in simple language At other times she. S that govern and fail to govern gender and sexuality as they elate to the constraints on ecognizable personhood The book constitutes a econsideration of her earlier view on gender performativity from Gender Trouble In this work the critiue of gender norms is clearly situated within the framework of human persiste. .
Comes out with long and complicated sentences"or vague eferences the eader is expected to understand and I eally don t know who this "vague eferences the eader is expected to understand and I eally don t know who this is aimed at I dont think she does herself Some things I find simple fillers and others in chapter 2think she does herself Some things I find simple fillers and others in chapter 2 don t understand on the first eading The chapters are too autonomical in the uestions they want and often don t want answered their language their eferences I know varied ways of looking at subjects are often the best but here it was a little ill fitting Every chapter is for someone else and the last one came out of the blue It was interesting but I don t think it needed to be there If she said anything about why she thinks the problems she deals with are philosophically valid there d be a point in talking about the two philosophies I think these problems with unifying make the book hard to be enjoyable to anyone in full I will be eturning to Butler but I m certainly critical of her method of writing and of which subjects she chooses to elaborate on Constant conflations of sex with gender Annoying lack of citations for assertions made Cruel elaborate on Constant conflations of sex with gender Annoying lack of citations for assertions made Cruel of child sexual abuse Abounds in Freudianism bear in mind Freud had no sound easoning or empirical evidence for his assertions either Wilfully obtuse language writing A woeful piece of scholarship Would be isible if it had not become so culturally influential in such a detrimental wa. Nce and survival And to do one's gender in certain ways sometimes implies undoing dominant notions of personhood She writes about the New Gender Politics that has emerged in ecent years a combination of movements concerned with transgender transsexuality intersex and their complex elations to feminist and ueer theo.