By Susan McHugh
McHugh’s investigations into fictions of individuals counting on animals in civic life—most evidently these of carrier animal clients and feminine expert horse riders—showcase quite glossy and human–animal varieties of intersubjectivity. yet more and more photo violence directed at those figures exhibits their ambivalent value to altering configurations of species.
Reading those advancements with narrative variations of conventional spouse species relatives in this interval— queer puppy memoirs and farm animal fictions—McHugh clarifies the intercorporeal intimacies—the perforations of species barriers now proliferating in genetic and genomic science—and embeds the illustration of animals inside of biopolitical frameworks.
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Animal Stories: Narrating across Species Lines (Posthumanities) by Susan McHugh