Karen Finley's Performance and Judith Butler's Performative: Subverting the Binary Logic of Theatrical Functions
AbstractThis paper argues that the feminist performance art of Karen Finley challenges the terms Judith Butler sets between performance and performativity and concludes that Finley's art engages in a social, cultural and political critique whereby she determines a new set of codes for her performances. Résumé Cet article soutient que les arts du spectacle féministe de Karen Finley défient les termes que Judith Butler établit entre la représentation et la performativité et conclut que l'art de Finley engage dans une critique sociale culturelle et politique par laquelle elle détermine un nouvel ensemble de codes pour ses représentations.
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