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Books That Matter: Twenty-Five Years of Gender Trouble, a Guest Post by Claire Potter

The following post is by Claire Bond Potter, Professor of History and Director of the Digital Humanities Initiative at the New School and author of War on Crime: Bandits, G-Men, and the Politics of Mass Culture and the forthcoming Beyond Pornography: Susan Brownmiller, Andrea Dworkin, Catherine MacKinnon, and the Campaign to End Violence Against Women, 1968-2000. We are delighted to post this important essay on the intellectual and institutional contexts of the writing of Gender Trouble and its influences. There are books that matter. Then there are books that matter more, like Judith Butler’s Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion Read more