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The Utterly Other: Towards A Politics Of The Many Legged

In hindsight, the 19th century, with its far-flung outposts of colonial power and its scientific expeditions deep into the Conradian jungles of empire, looks like a golden age of exotic contagions, tumors, abscesses, and other morbid curiosities, not to mention heretofore unknown afflictions brought on by the venom of hitherto unknown animals. 2,002 more words

"You will always be the bread and the knife": Metaphor, Meter & Meaning

This week I came across a post by Ian Bogost in the Atlantic called, “Shaka, When the Walls Fell“. The subject matter, of all things, was an episode of… 741 more words

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