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Published: 31 May 2018

200 Pages


ISBN: 9780190604417

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Choreographies of the Living

Bioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance

Carrie Rohman

  • Goes against nearly all claims in aesthetic theory and philosophy that aesthetic capacities are ultimately human, and human only
  • Draws on the work of philosophers such as Gilles Deleuze and Elizabeth Grosz, proposing bioaesthetics as an ethically charged category for reading the artistic impulses and experiences of all living creatures
  • Makes the claim that humans' artistic capacities are pre-dated by other animals' artistic capabilities