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Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Michael Lundblad

Abstract

Representations of animality continue to proliferate in various kinds of literary and cultural texts. This pioneering volume explores the critical interface between animal studies and animality studies, human-animal studies, and posthumanism, marking out the terrain in relation to twentieth-century literature and film. The range of texts considered here is intentionally broad, answering questions like, how do contemporary writers such as Amitav Ghosh, Terry Tempest Williams, and Indra Sinha help us to think about not only animals but also humans as animals? What kinds of creatures are being co ... More

Keywords: animal studies, animality studies, human-animal studies, posthumanism, biopolitics, ecocriticism, environmental studies, animalities, literary and cultural studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474400022
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.001.0001

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Michael Lundblad, editor

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