The Queer Life of Things: Performance, Affect, and the More-Than-Human

The Queer Life of Things: Performance, Affect, and the More-Than-Human

by Anne M. Harris Principal Research Fellow, Stacy Holman Jones

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Overview

In The Queer Life of Things: Performance, Affect, and the More-Than-Human, Anne M. Harris and Stacy Holman Jones offer readers a series of chapters united in their fascination with the animals, plants, and things with whom we share and compose our lives. Harris and Holman Jones pick up and follow bread-crumb trails of new materialist, posthumanist, affect, performance, and feminist theoretics as they explore contemporary life and world-making. They use queer theory to break open and go beyond reason, searching for ethical and artful ways of sustaining ourselves, our multi-species companions, and our planet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498541015
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 05/14/2019
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 6.42(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.65(d)

About the Author

Anne M. Harrisis associate professor and principal research fellow at RMIT University, Australian Research Council future fellow, honorary research fellow at University of Nottingham, and adjunct professor at Monash University.

Stacy Holman Jones is professor in the Centre for Theatre and Performance at Monash University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Allness
Chapter 1: Affective Objects
Chapter 2: Queering the Archive
Chapter 3: Queer Object Time
Chapter 4: Queer Ecologies
Chapter 5: Queering Human-Animal Kinship
Conclusion: Becoming-Queer as Liberatory Disorientation

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