Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory

University of Chicago Press (2003)

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William Mitchell
University of Alabama, Birmingham
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In Animal Rites, Cary Wolfe examines contemporary notions of humanism and ethics by reconstructing a little known but crucial underground tradition of theorizing the animal from Wittgenstein, Cavell, and Lyotard to Lévinas, Derrida, ...
Keywords Animal rights   Species   Humanism   Human-animal relationships in literature   Human-animal relationships in motion pictures
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