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Introduction: The End of the Animal – Literary and Cultural Animalities

Michael Lundblad

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction to this volume calls for the end of “animal studies” broadly conceived as an umbrella term encompassing such diverse fields as animality studies, posthumanism, human-animal studies, ... More


Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Michael Lundblad (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Representations of animality continue to proliferate in various kinds of literary and cultural texts. This pioneering volume explores the critical interface between animal studies and animality ... More


Introduction:: From Animal Theory to Creaturely Theology

Stephen D. Moore

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introduction maps the recent “turn to the animal” in the humanities, with special reference to the field of animality studies. The catalytic role of Jacques Derrida's “The Animal That Therefore ... More


Animality, Biopolitics, and Umwelt in Amitav Ghosh’s The Hungry Tide

Robin Chen-Hsing Tsai

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Tsai explores Ghosh’s novel in relation to intersecting histories of both human and nonhuman violence. Set in the tide country of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh and India, the novel dramatizes ... More


Anzaldúa’s Animal Abyss:: Mestizaje and the Late Ancient Imagination

An Yountae and Peter Anthony Mena

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Theology

An Yountae and Peter Anthony Mena's jointly authored essay explores Gloria Anzaldúa's potential contributions to animality studies and creaturely theology. The essay falls into two parts. Mena shows ... More


The Nature of Birds, Women, and Cancer: Terry Tempest Williams’s Refuge and When Women Were Birds

Michael Lundblad

in Animalities: Literary and Cultural Studies Beyond the Human

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474400022
eISBN:
9781474434584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400022.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lundblad focuses on two memoirs by Terry Tempest Williams for the ways they represent an attempt in contemporary nature writing and illness memoirs to come to terms with terminal illness and the end ... More


The Logos of God and the End of Humanity:: Giorgio Agamben and the Gospel of John on Animality as Light and Life

Eric Daryl Meyer

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The writings of Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben inform Eric Meyer's essay. Meyer rereads the Johannine prologue (John 1:1-18), the locus classicus for the doctrine of the incarnation, with ... More


Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Stephen Moore (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A turn to the animal is underway in the humanities, most obviously in such fields as philosophy, literary studies, cultural studies, and religious studies. One important catalyst for this development ... More


Little Bird in My Praying Hands:: Rainer Maria Rilke and God’s Animal Body

Beatrice Marovich

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Beatrice Marovich's essay brings Jacques Derrida's animal philosophy into dialogue with Rainer Maria Rilke's animal theology as crafted in his Stories of God and Book of Hours. For Rilke, animals ... More


Ecotherology

Stephen D. Moore

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Imperial Rome is figured in the Book of Revelation as a thērion, a “beast” or “wild beast.” Stephen D. Moore's essay begins by reading Jacques Derrida's The Beast and the Sovereign, together with The ... More


So Many Faces:: God, Humans, and Animals

Jay Mcdaniel and J. Aaron Simmons

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jay McDaniel and J. Aaron Simmons's jointly authored essay begins with an extended appraisal of Continental philosophy's engagement with the question of the animal. Simmons raises two major ... More


The Microbes and Pneuma That Therefore I Am

Denise Kimber Buell

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Denise Kimber Buell's essay asks what kind of creaturely theology might arise from reflection on microbial and bacterial interactions, such as in the human digestive system, rather than on the ... More


Animals, before Me, with Whom I Live, by Whom I Am Addressed:: Writing after Derrida

Glen A. Mazis

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In this essay, Glen A. Mazis descends deeply into Jacques Derrida's The Animal That Therefore I Am and The Beast and the Sovereign, writing after Derrida but also with and beyond Derrida. In this ... More


Daniel’s Animal Apocalypse

Jennifer L. Koosed and Robert Paul Seesengood

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jennifer Koosed and Robert Paul Seesengood's jointly authored essay plunges us into one of the most animal-populous books of the Bible. The first half of the essay ponders four encounters that the ... More


The Dogs of Exodus and the Question of the Animal

Ken Stone

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Ken Stone's essay takes one dog in particular as its point of departure, that in Emmanuel Levinas's “The Name of a Dog,” an essay that has acquired unprecedented significance with the emergence of ... More


The Apophatic Animal:: Toward a Negative Zootheological Imago Dei

Jacob J. Erickson

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Jacob J. Erickson's essay picks up Jacques Derrida's passing reference in The Animal That Therefore I Am to “a negative zootheology” and elaborates it. At issue, for Erickson, is the traditional ... More


Animal Calls

Kate Rigby

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Kate Rigby's essay extends Donna Haraway's “respectful curiosity” to undomesticated animal others, epitomized for Rigby by the magpie, a familiar sight and sound in her corner of Australia. ... More


And Say the Animal Really Responded:: Speaking Animals in the History of Christianity

Laura Hobgood-Oster

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Laura Hobgood-Oster's essay contests the assumption, embedded in Christian theology and western philosophy, that words position humans as superior to animals. A corrective to that assumption is ... More


Devouring the Human:: Digestion of a Corporeal Soteriology

Erika Murphy

in Divinanimality: Animal Theory, Creaturely Theology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263196
eISBN:
9780823266531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263196.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Erika Murphy's essay begins with reflection on the anecdote Hélenè Cixous tells in Stigmata of being bitten by a dog as a child. This deep bite was an epiphany of “the meat we are,” yet also emerged ... More


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