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ExposedEnvironmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times$
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Stacy Alaimo

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816621958

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.001.0001

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Your Shell on Acid

Your Shell on Acid

Material Immersion, Anthropocene Dissolves

Chapter:
(p.143) 6 Your Shell on Acid
Source:
Exposed
Author(s):

Stacy Alaimo

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816621958.003.0007

The sixth chapter critiques the prevailing visual and theoretical models of the anthropocene from a material feminist perspective. It shifts the book’s focus from geological formations to the acidification of the ocean, insisting that the anthropocene must be thought with the countless sea creatures that will dissolve in mind.

Keywords:   Anthropocene, Environmentalism, Ocean, Nonhumanism, Posthumanism, Feminist theory

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