Critical Theory Further Reading

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  1. Theorizing Gender - Asop, Fitzsimons, Lennon #1
    “think of our body images as modes of experiencing our actual concrete body”
  2. Theorizing Gender - Asop, Fitzsimons, Lennon #2
    “Gender is biology-as-lived.”
  3. Theorizing Gender - Asop, Fitzsimons, Lennon #3
    “the opposition between the material and cultural is undermined”
  4. Theorizing Gender - Asop, Fitzsimons, Lennon #4
    “Our gender identities are modes of experiencing our particular bodies and not simply an attempt to identify with something external.”
  5. Theorizing Gender - Asop, Fitzsimons, Lennon #5
    “a recognition of the corporeality of our gendered identities”
  6. Moira Gatens
    “anatomical body is itself a theoretical object, for the discourse of anatomy is produced by human beings in culture”
  7. The Self: Beyond Postmodern Crisis – Vitz and Felch, Ed. #1
    “It is a self without a center, created by a huge variety of interactions with different groups and environments.”
  8. The Self: Beyond Postmodern Crisis – Vitz and Felch, Ed. #2
    “slippage in the coherence of the self”
  9. Kenneth Gergen
    the “saturated self”
  10. Kenneth Gergen
    “one acquires a pastiche-like personality”
  11. Sigmund Freud
    Eros and death instinct act together in the id...one group of instincts defends itself against the other.
  12. Identity, Culture, and the Postmodern World - Madan Sarup #1
    “we construct our identity at the same time as we tell our life-story”
  13. Identity, Culture, and the Postmodern World - Madan Sarup #2
    “Identity is contradictory and fractured. Identity in postmodern thought is not a thing; the self is necessarily incomplete, unfinished - it is ‘the subject in process’.”
  14. Identity, Culture, and the Postmodern World - Madan Sarup #3
    ”the words we speak situate us in our gender and our class. Through language, we come to ‘know’ who we are.”
  15. Queer Disasporas - Patton and Sánchez-Eppler, ed.
    “When a practitioner of “homosexual acts”, or a body that carries any of many queering marks moves between officially designated spaces - nation, region, metropole, neighborhood, or even culture, gender, religion, disease - intricate realignments of identity, politics, and desire take place.”
  16. “Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory” - Judith Butler #1
    “a verb, not a noun”
  17. “Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory” - Judith Butler #2
    “Gender is what is put on…not a natural or linguistic given.”
  18. “Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory” - Judith Butler #3
    “those who fail to do their gender right are regularly punished”
  19. “Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory” - Judith Butler #4
    “a complicated process of appropriation”
  20. “Performative Acts and Gender Constitution: An Essay in Phenomenology and Feminist Theory” - Judith Butler #5
    “the authors of gender become entranced by their own fictions”

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