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November 1, 2016

Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times

By Stacy Alaimo.  University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis, MN, 2016.

Opening with the statement “The anthropocene is no time to set things straight,” Stacy Alaimo puts forth potent arguments for a material feminist posthumanism in the chapters that follow.

From trans-species art and queer animals to naked protesting and scientific accounts of fishy humans, Exposed argues for feminist posthumanism immersed in strange agencies and scale-shifting ethics. Including such divergent topics as landscape art, ocean ecologies, and plastic activism, ...