Literature And Meat Since 1900

November 8, 2019|
Literature And Meat Since 1900 by Se Mccorry
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This collection of essays centers on literary representations of meat-eating, bringing aesthetic questions into dialogue with more established research on the ethics and politics of meat. From the decline of traditional animal husbandry to the emergence of intensive agriculture and the biotechnological innovation of in vitro meat, the last hundred years have seen dramatic changes in meat production. Meat consumption has risen substantially, inciting the emergence of new forms of political subjectivity, such as the radical rejection of meat production in veganism. Featuring essays on both canonical and lesser-known authors,Literature and Meat Since 1900illustrates the ways in which our meat regime is shaped, reproduced and challenged as much by cultural and imaginative factors as by political contestation and moral reasoning.


Seán McCorry is Honorary Research Fellow in English Literature at the University of Sheffield, UK. He is currently working on his first monograph on technology and species difference in postwar culture. He is co-founder of ShARC (Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre).John Miller is Senior Lecturer in Nineteenth-Century Literature a...
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Title:Literature And Meat Since 1900Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:257 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inShipping dimensions:257 pages, 8.27 X 5.83 X 0 inPublished:November 8, 2019Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3030269167

ISBN - 13:9783030269166

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