New PDF release: Animal Acts: Performing Species Today (Critical

By Una Chaudhuri,Holly Hughes

ISBN-10: 0472051997

ISBN-13: 9780472051991

ISBN-10: 0472071998

ISBN-13: 9780472071999

all of us have an animal story—the puppy we enjoyed, the wild animal that captured our youth mind's eye, the deer the neighbor hit whereas using. whereas medical breakthroughs in animal cognition, the results of world weather switch and dwindling animal habitats, and the exploding interdisciplinary box of animal stories have complex issues, such tales stay part of how we inform the tale of being human. Animal Acts collects 11 interesting, provocative, and relocating tales via solo performers, followed through observation that areas the works in a broader context.

Work via top theater artists Holly Hughes, Rachel Rosenthal, Deke Weaver, Carmelita Tropicana, and others joins observation by way of significant students together with Donna Haraway, Jane Desmond, Jill Dolan, and Nigel Rothfels. Una Chaudhuri’s creation presents a necessary starting place for figuring out and appreciating the intersection of animal reports and function. The anthology foregrounds questions of race, gender, sexuality, type, country, and different concerns significant to the human undertaking in the discourse of the “post human,” and should entice readers drawn to solo functionality, animal reports, gender reports, functionality stories, and environmental studies.

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By Una Chaudhuri,Holly Hughes

ISBN-10: 0472051997

ISBN-13: 9780472051991

ISBN-10: 0472071998

ISBN-13: 9780472071999

all of us have an animal story—the puppy we enjoyed, the wild animal that captured our youth mind's eye, the deer the neighbor hit whereas using. whereas medical breakthroughs in animal cognition, the results of world weather switch and dwindling animal habitats, and the exploding interdisciplinary box of animal stories have complex issues, such tales stay part of how we inform the tale of being human. Animal Acts collects 11 interesting, provocative, and relocating tales via solo performers, followed through observation that areas the works in a broader context.

Work via top theater artists Holly Hughes, Rachel Rosenthal, Deke Weaver, Carmelita Tropicana, and others joins observation by way of significant students together with Donna Haraway, Jane Desmond, Jill Dolan, and Nigel Rothfels. Una Chaudhuri’s creation presents a necessary starting place for figuring out and appreciating the intersection of animal reports and function. The anthology foregrounds questions of race, gender, sexuality, type, country, and different concerns significant to the human undertaking in the discourse of the “post human,” and should entice readers drawn to solo functionality, animal reports, gender reports, functionality stories, and environmental studies.

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