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ENGL3349 - Module Reading List

Human/Animal/Machine, 2013/14, Semester 2
Professor Graham Huggan
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Semester 2, 2011-2012

Instructor: Professor Graham Huggan

*Asterisked texts are particularly recommended

Agamben, G. (2004)The open : man and animal, trans. K. Attrell, Stanford: Stanford University Press.

*Armstrong, P. (2008)What animals mean in the fiction of modernity, Abingdon: Routledge.

Badmington, N. (ed.) (2000) Posthumanism, Houndmills: Palgrave.

*Baker, S. (2000) The postmodern animal, London: Reaktion.

Balsamo, A. (1996) Technologies of the gendered body : reading cyborg women : Reading Cyborg Women, Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

*Berger, J. (1980) 'Why Look at Animals?' About looking, New York: Random House.

Birke, L., Arluke, A., and Michael, M. (2007) The sacrifice : how scientific experiments transform animals and people, West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press.

Bruce, D. and Bruce A. (eds) (1998) Engineering genesis : The Ethics of Genetic Engineering in Non-Human Species, London: Earthscan.

Burt, J. (2002) Animals in film, London: Reaktion.

Cavalieri, P and Singer, P. (eds) (1993) The Great Ape Project : Equality Beyond Humanity, New York; St Martin's Press.

Creed, B. (2007) 'What Do Animals Dream Of? Or King Kong as Darwinian Screen Animal', in L. Simmons and P. Armstrong (eds) Knowing animals, Leiden and Boston: Brill.

Dawkins, M.S. (1993) Through Our Eyes Only? The Search for Animal Consciousness, New York: W.H. Freeman/Spektrum.

Derrida, J. (2002) 'The Animal That Therefore I Am (More to Follow)', trans. T.D. Willis, Critical inquiry., 28, 4: 369-418.

Fudge, E. (2002) Animal, London: Reaktion.

Garrard, G. (2004) Ecocriticism, London: Routledge.

Gold, B.J. (2000) 'Reproducing Empire: Moreau and Others', Nineteenth Century Studies, 14: 173-98.

*Graham, E.L. (2002) Representations of the post/human : monsters, aliens and others in popular culture , Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Griffin, D. (1992)Animal Minds, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Halberstam, J.M. and Livingston, I. (eds) (1995) Posthuman bodies, Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

*Haraway, D. (1989) Primate Visions : Gender, Race and Nature in the World of Modern Science, New York and London: Routledge.

*------------- (1991) Simians, cyborgs, and women : the reinvention of nature , New York and London: Routledge.

*Hayles, K. (1999) How We became Posthuman : Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Kemp, P. (1982) H.G. Wells and the culminating ape : biological imperatives and imaginative obsessions, Houndmills: Macmillan.

Latour, B. (1993) We have never been modern, trans. C. Porter, Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

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

Merchant, C. (1980) The Death of Nature : Women, Ecology and the Scientific Revolution, San Francisco: Harper Collins.

Midgeley, M. (1992) Science as salvation : a modern myth and its meaning : A Modern Myth and its Meaning, London: Routledge.

Noske, B. (1997)Beyond boundaries : humans and animals, Montreal, New York and London: Black Rose Books.

Peters, T. (1997) Playing God? : genetic determinism and human freedom, London: Routledge.

Premack, D. (1976) Intelligence in ape and man, New York: L. Erlbaum Associates.

Regan, T. (1983) The Case for Animal Rights, Berkeley: University of California Press.

Rohman, C. (2005) 'Burning out the Animal: The Failure of Enlightenment Purification in H.G. Wells's The Island of Dr Moreau', in M.S. Pollock and C. Rainwater (eds),Figuring animals : essays on animal images in art, literature, philosophy, and popular culture, New York: Palgrave.

Scholtmeijer, M. (1993) Animal victims in modern fiction : from sanctity to sacrifice, London: Routledge.

Seltzer, M. (1992)Bodies and machines, London: Routledge.

Serpell, J. (1996) In the company of animals : a study of human-animal relationships , Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

*Sheehan, J.J. and Sosna, S. (eds) (1991)The Boundaries of humanity : humans, animals, machines, Berkeley: University of California Press.

*Simons, J. (2002) Animal rights and the politics of literary representation, Houndmills: Palgrave.

*Singer, P. (1975) Animal Liberation : A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals, New York: Avon Books.

*Soper, K. (1995) What is nature? : culture, politics and the non-human, Oxford: Blackwell.

Torgovnick, M. (1990) Gone primitive : savage intellects, modern lives, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

*Wolfe, C. (2003)Animal rites : American culture, the discourse of species, and posthumanist theory, Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

This list was last updated on 08/12/2011