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Bestial traces : race, sexuality, animality

Author: Christopher Peterson
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In contemporary race and sexuality studies, the topic of animality emerges almost exclusively in order to index the dehumanization that makes discrimination possible. 'Bestial Traces' argues that a more fundamental disavowal of human animality conditions the bestialization of racial and sexual minorities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Peterson, Christopher, 1972-
Bestial traces.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2012034057
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Peterson
ISBN: 9780823252602 0823252604 082325058X 9780823250585
OCLC Number: 961677727
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 200 pages)
Contents: Aping apes: Edgar Allan Poe's "The murders in the Rue Morgue" and Richard Wright's Native son --
Slavery's bestiary: Joel Chandler Harris's Uncle Remus tales --
Autoimmunity and ante-racism: Philip Roth's The human stain --
Ashamed of shame: J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace.
Responsibility: Christopher Peterson.

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Explores the relationship between race, sexuality, and animality in literature and philosophy.  Read more...

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Bestial Traces is a brave book! Arguing that our sentiments on animals are unavoidably implicated in politically contentious notions of race and sexuality, Peterson examines this entangled relation Read more...

 
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