Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ANTM100: The Animal Mirror: Representations of Animality

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Atwood, M. 2003. Oryx and Crake. London: Virago.

Atwood, M. 2010. The Year of the Flood. London: Virago.

Baker, S. 2000. The Post-modern Animal .London: Reaktion Books.

Baker, S. 2001. Picturing the beast: Animals, identity, and representation .Urbana:University ofIllinois Press.

Bergthaller, H. (2010). ‘Housebreaking the Human Animal: Humanism and the problem of sustainability in Margaret Atwood's Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood’ English Studies . 91 (7): 728-743.

Burt, J. 2002. Animals in Film .London: Reaktion Books.

Chris, C. 2006. Watching Wildlife .University ofMinnesota Press.

Coetze, J. M. 2004. Waiting for the Barbarians .London: Random House.

Connor, D. 2006. ‘The Menagerie of the Senses’ Senses & Society . 1(1): 9 – 26.

Daston, L. & Mitman, G. 2006. Thinking with animals: new perspectives on anthropomorphism .ColumbiaUniversity Press.

Derrida, J. & Wills, D. 2002. ‘The Animal That Therefore I Am (More to Follow)’ Critical Inquiry 28, no. 2: 369-418.

Descartes, Rene. 1912. Trans. John Vetch   1934. Discourse on Method. Everyman's Library. London: Dent.

Drobnick, J. 2006. ‘Oleg Kulik: Zoophrenic Odors’ Senses & Society . 1 (1): 141 – 148.

Fudge, E. 2000. Animal .London: Reaktion Books.

Fuentes, A. 2006. ‘The Humanity of Animals and the Animality of Humans: A View from Biological Anthropology Inspired by J. M. Coetzee’s Elizabeth Costello American Anthropologist Volume 108 (1).

Haraway, D. 1991. Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature . Free Association Books.

Kristoffersen, Siv. 2010. ‘Half beast–half man: hybrid figures in animal art’ World Archaeology. 42 (2): 261-272

Malamud, R. 1998. Reading zoos: representations of animals and captivity .New York:New YorkUniversity Press.

Rachels, J. 1991. Created from Animals: The Moral Implications of Darwinism. Oxford:OxfordUniversity Press.

Rothfels, N. Representing Animals .IndianaUniversity Press.

Russell, C.L. and Ankenman, M.J. 1996. Orangutans as photographic collectibles: ecotourism and the commodification of nature. Tourism Recreation Research. 21(1): 71–78.