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Animal alterity : science fiction and the question of the animal.

Author: Sherryl Vint
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool Univ. Press, 2010.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 39.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Animal Alterity uses readings of science fiction texts to explore the centrality of animals for our ways of thinking about human.


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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherryl Vint
ISBN: 9781846316135 1846316138 9781846318153 1846318157 9781846312342 1846312345
OCLC Number: 1012676691
Notes: Hier auch später erschienene, unveränderte Nachdrucke.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (X, 269 S.)
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgementsIntroduction. Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and Human-Animal Studies1. Always-Already Meat: The Human-Animal Boundary and Ethics2. The Mirror Test: Humans, Animals and Sentience3. The Animal Responds: Language, Animals and Science Fiction4. 'The Female Is Somewhat Duller': Gender and Animals5. Sapien Orientalism: Animals, Colonialism, Science Fiction6. Existing for Their Own Reasons: Animal Aliens7. A Rope over an Abyss: Humans as Animals8. The Modern Epimetheus: Animals and/as TechnologyConclusion. 'Other Fashionings of Life': Science Fiction, Human-Animal Studies and the Future of SubjectivityNotesWorks CitedIndex
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 39.


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Sherryl Vint has done seriously valuable work in Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal, illustrating how the HAS lens, and by extension other strands of the ecocritical Read more...

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