Animal Acts: Configuring the Human in Western History by Jennifer Ham,Matthew Senior

By Jennifer Ham,Matthew Senior

Animal Acts documents the background of the fluctuating boundary among animals and people as expressed in literary, philosophical and clinical texts, in addition to visible arts and historic practices corresponding to dissection, circus acts, the search and zoos. The essays rfile a continual go back of animality, a becoming animal that has consistently existed inside and on the margins of Western tradition from the center a while to the present.

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