The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Performative Masculinity: Judith Butler and Hemingway’s Labor Without Capital

Author

Kevin Floyd

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Floyd, Kevin. “Performative Masculinity: Judith Butler and Hemingway’s Labor Without Capital.” In The Reification of Desire: Toward a Queer Marxism, 79-119. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.

Annotation

Reads The Sun Also Rises considering Marxist theory and Judith Butler’s gender theory. Concentrates on twentieth-century articulations of masculinity in relation to capital, including an analysis of Jake’s wound, his relationship with Brett, Romero’s performance in the ring, and the performative and transformative capacity of labor.

Published in

The Reification of Desire: Toward a Queer Marxism

Date

2009

Pages

79-119

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