By Jennifer Ham,Matthew Senior

Animal Acts files the historical past of the fluctuating boundary among animals and people as expressed in literary, philosophical and clinical texts, in addition to visible arts and old practices reminiscent of dissection, circus acts, the search and zoos. The essays rfile a power go back of animality, a becoming animal that has regularly existed inside of and on the margins of Western tradition from the center a while to the present.

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