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Performativity (The New Critical Idiom)

by Loxley

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages185
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Open LibraryOL7491788M
ISBN 100415329256
ISBN 109780415329255

This book modifies the concept of performativity with media theory in order to build a rigorous method for analyzing videogame performances. Beginning with an interdisciplinary exploration of performative motifs in Western art and literary history, the book shows the importance of framing devices in orienting audiences’ experience of : Palgrave Macmillan.   Performativity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Do our writings and our utterances reflect or describe our world, or do the /5.

  This paper is the latest in a short series on the origins, processes and effects of performativity in the public sector. Performativity, it is argued, is a new mode of state regulation which makes it possible to govern in an ‘advanced liberal’ way. performativity of gender has everything to do with who counts as a life, who can be read or understood as a living being, and who lives, or tries to live, on the far side of established modes of intelligibility. Let me offer an example that directly relates this issue of performativity to that of precarity.

Gender Performativity is a term created by post-structuralist feminist philosopher Judith Butler in her book Gender Trouble. In it, Butler characterizes gender as the effect of reiterated acting, one that produces the effect of a static or normal gender while obscuring the contradiction and instability of any single person's gender act. lying presuppositions performativity makes about the nature of gender as a social category have been very influential in language and gender research as well as in philosophy. The publication of Butler’s book Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity () came at a critical period in the history of sociolinguistics.


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In this accessible introduction to a sometimes complex field, James Loxley: offers a concise and original account of critical debates around the idea of performativity traces the history of the concept through the work of such influential theorists as J.

Austin, John Searle, Stanley Fish, Jacques Derrida, Paul de Man and Judith Butler. This book explores belonging as a performative achievement.

The contributors investigate how identities are embodied and effected, and how lines of allegiance and fracture are produced and reproduced. Let us now consider what constitutes ‘race’ performativity before looking at the ‘race empire’ and how ‘race’ performativity can help us to theorise ‘race’ in the twenty-first century.

Race performativity ‘“Race” is a social construct’ is somewhat of a twentieth-century mantra. This is the question at stake in this book. Furthermore, the author asks if any theory is able to ‘perform’ the social reality, or are there actually some limits to performativity.

For philosophers, a performative statement is a statement that cannot fail to mean something, but can fail to Cited by: 3.

JUDITH BUTLER is influenced by Lacanian psychoanalysis, phenomenology (Edmund Husserl, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, George Herbert Mead, etc.), structural anthropologists (Claude Levì-Strauss, Victor Turner, Clifford Geertz, etc.) and speech-act theory (particularly the work of John Searle) in her understanding of the "performativity" of our identities.

With the publication of her highly acclaimed and much-cited book Gender Trouble, Judith Butler became one of the most influential feminist theorists of her generation. Her theory of gender performativity and her writings on corporeality, on the injurious capacity of language, on the vulnerability of human life to violence and on the impact of mourning on politics have, taken together.

Judith Butler’s Concept of Performativity By Nasrullah Mambrol on Octo • (7). Claiming that “Identity is performatively constituted”, Judith Butler in her path breaking Gender Trouble () formulated a postmodernist notion of gender, in line with the deconstructive ethos and contradictory to the traditional notion’, that genders are fixed categories.

The theory of ‘Gender Performance’ or ‘Gender Performativity’ was first coined in Judith Butler’s book titled Gender Trouble. Butler’s theories on gender identity and gender performativity were based on the notion of destabilizing gender identities and categories.

Performativity offers not only a path through challenging critical terrain, but a new understanding of just what is at stake in the exploration of this field.

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The term was first introduced by the theorist J. Austin in his book How to Do Things with used the word performative to describe a sentence that was also an action; like uttering the words ‘I name this ship the Queen Elizabeth’ while smashing a bottle against the boat.

Abstract ‘Performativity’ is a term coined by the French Philosopher Jean-François Lyotard in his most famous work The Postmodern Condition (). This chapter begins by looking at performativity’s status within the study of education and what it has commonly come to mean in that domain.

The notion of performativity in gender studies was introduced primarily through the work of philosopher Judith Butler (–), but the underlying presuppositions performativity makes about the nature of gender as a social category have been very influential in language and gender research as well as in philosophy.

The term "gender performativity" was first coined in American philosopher and gender theorist Judith Butler's book Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity.

In Gender Trouble, Butler sets out to criticize what she considers to be an outdated perception of gender. This outdated perception, according to Butler, is limiting in. Written by one who experienced an emerging public sphere within Communist Poland, the book seeks to identify the conditions for performativity-performing politics--in public life.

It examines a broad spectrum of cultural, social, and political initiatives that facilitated the non-violent transformation of an autocratic environment into a. The subversive uses of performativity are manifest through citation and re-citation of the performative.

It is the use of “ordinary language” in “non-ordinary” ways, or what Derrida would call “reinscription” that a term can break with discourse to engender insurrectionary potential.

13. Book Description Theories of performativity have garnered considerable attention within the social sciences and humanities over the past two decades. At the same time, there has also been a growing recognition that the social production of space is fundamental to assertions of political authority and the practices of everyday life.

Performativity offers not only a path through challenging critical terrain, but a new understanding of just what is at stake in the exploration of this field.

He is the author of several books and articles on seventeenth century drama and poetry and on literary theory and philosophy. Book Series. The book’s title contains the word ‘enacting’, as the mechanism of enaction is considered a pivotal performative mechanism.

it emphasizes that the study of performativity constitutes a real opportunity for economics.” (Enrico Petracca, History of Economic Ideas, Vol. 25 (3), ). In this accessible introduction to a sometimes complex field, James Loxley: offers a concise and original account of critical debates around the idea of performativity traces the history of the concept through the work of such influential theorists as J.

Austin, John Searle, Stanley Fish, Jacques Derrida, Paul de Man and Judith Butler Author: James Loxley. Judith Butler, the author of Gender Trouble () and many other books, is Maxine Elliot Professor in the Department of Comparative Literature and the Program of Critical Theory at the University of California, Berkeley.Gender Performativity is a term created by feminist philosopher Judith Butler in her book Gender it, Butler characterizes gender as the effect of reiterated acting, one that produces the effect of a static or normal gender while obscuring the contradiction and instability of any single person's gender act.

This effect produces what we can consider to be 'true gender', a.Book Description: Nadine Ehlers examines the constructions of blackness and whiteness cultivated in the U.S. imaginary and asks, how do individuals become racial subjects?

Ehlers places the work of Michel Foucault, Judith Butler's account of performativity, and theories of race into conversation to show how race is a form of discipline.