Selected Bibliography

This page features a selected bibliography of works which relate to ecopoetics, animal studies, posthumanism, phenomenology and the anthropocene.


Alaimo, Stacey. Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016)

Barad, Karen. Meeting the Universe Halfway (Durham: Duke University Press, 2007)

Braidotti, Rosi. The Posthuman (Cambridge: Polity, 2013)

Colebrook, Claire. Death of the Posthuman: Essays on Extinction, Vol. 1 (Ann Arbour: Open Humanities Press, 2014)

Clarke, Bruce & Manuela Rossini. The Cambridge Companion to Literature and the Posthuman (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

Giffney, Noreen & Myra Hird, eds. Queering the Non/Human (New York: Routledge, 2008)

Hales, Katherine. How We Became Posthuman (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999)

Kirby, Vicki. Quantum Anthropologies (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011)

Neimanis, Astrida. Bodies of Water: Posthuman Feminist Phenomenology (London: Bloomsbury, 2017)

Wolfe, Cary. What Is Posthumanism? (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007)

The Anthropocene

Clark, Timothy. Ecocriticism on the Edge: The Anthropocene as a Threshold Concept (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)

Cohen, Tom, Claire Colebrook and J. Hillis Miller. Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols (Ann Arbour: Open Humanities Press, 2016)

Gruisin, Richard, ed. Anthropocene Feminism (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2017)

Latour, Bruno. Facing Gaia: Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime (Cambridge: Polity, 2017)

Moore, Jason. Capitalism in the Web of Life (New York: Verso, 2015)

Morton, Timothy. Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013)

Zylinska, Joanna. Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene (Ann Arbour: Open Humanities Press, 2014)


Gaard, Greta. Critical Ecofeminism (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)

Garrard, Greg. Ecocriticism (New York: Routledge, 2011)

Heise, Ursula. Sense of Place, Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008)

Huggan, Graham & Helen Tiffin. Postcolonial Ecocriticism: Literature, Animals, Environment (New York: Routledge, 2010)

Morton, Timothy. Ecology without Nature: Rethinking Environmental Aesthetics (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2007)

Nixon, Rob. Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2011)

Philips, Dana. The Truth of Ecology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003)

Wheeler, Wendy. Expecting the Earth: Life, Culture, Biosemiotics (London: Lawrence & Wishart, 2016)

Critical Animal Studies

Animal Studies Group. Killing Animals (Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press, 2006)

Barcz, Anna. Animal Narratives and Culture: Vulnerable Realism (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2017)

Calarco, Matthew. Zoographies: The Question of the Animal from Heidegger to Derrida (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008)

Donovan, Josephine. The Aesthetics of Care: On the Literary Treatment of Animals (London: Bloomsbury, 2016)

Haraway, Donna. When Species Meet (Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 2008)

Kim, Claire Jean. Dangerous Crossings: Race, Species, and Nature in a Multicultural Age (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Menely, Tobias. The Animal Claim: Sensibility and the Animal Voice (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015)

Pick, Anat. Creaturely Poetics: Animality and Vulnerability in Literature and Film (New York: Columbia University Press, 2011)

Ryan, Derek. Animal Theory (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015)

Turner, Lynn, ed. The Animal Question in Deconstruction (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013)

Weil, Kari. Thinking Animals: Why Animal Studies Now? (New York: Columbia University Press, 2012)

Wolfe, Cary. Before The Law: Humans and Other Animals in a Biopolitical Frame (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013)

Vegan Theory

Adams, Carol J. The Sexual Politics of Meat (London: Continuum, 1990)

Fiddes, Nick. Meat: A Natural Symbol (New York: Routledge, 1992)

Spenser, Nick. The Herectic’s Feast: A History of Vegetarianism (Lebanon: University Press of New England, 1996)

Wright, Laura.  The Vegan Studies Project (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015)