Queering the Non/human
Noreen Giffney, Myra J. Hird
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Social Science - 384 pages
This interdisciplinary collection gathers together essays by international pioneering scholars in queer theory, critical theory, cultural studies and science studies who have written on topics as diverse as Christ, antichrist, dogs, starfish, werewolves, vampires, cartoons, the death drive and the 'queer' in queer theory.
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