The performance of one's gender and one's sexuality is now widely seen to be key to debates around identity politics. This collection brings together some of the best-known scholars in the field, from Judith Butler to Cindy Patton. It offers an examination and contribution to contemporary work both in gender studies and in literary and cultural theory, seeks to present a rigorous challenge to conventional thinking about agency, subjectivity, and above all, identity.
Andrew Parker is Professor of English and Women's and Gender Studies at Amherst College. Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick is Neuman Ivey White Professor of English at Duke University.
Release date NZ
November 30th, 1995
Edited by Andrew Parker
Edited by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick