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What is the main concern of Gender Trouble?

What is the main argument of Gender Trouble?

What is Butler's position on the category of 'woman'?

What does Butler think is the proper genealogy of the feminine identity? What are some accounts she rejects?

Explain Butler's critique of Julia Kristeva.

What are Butler's criticisms of Wittig? What does she find valuable in Wittig?

How do Foucault and Freud contribute to Butler's argument?

What is Masquerade? Why is it important?

Explain the ideas of The Heterosexual Matrix and Compulsory Heterosexuality, then explain their role in the book.

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