Wednesday, October 03, 2007

Kachra, Karen. "Review of Vicki Kirby's Judith Butler: Live Theory." NDPR October 3, 2007

Whatever their shortcomings, Butler's texts have proven powerfully evocative. Fecund enough to spawn whole sub-disciplines of theory, they have impelled scholars to scrutinize the politics inherent in their theoretical commitments and incited activists to grapple with obstruse French texts. Hers are words to come back to. It is a treat to have Kirby as a guide in this recent contribution to Continuum's Live Theory series. . . . The full review may be found here:

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