Thought in the Act

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  1. Animate Literacies
    Nathan Snaza proposes a new theory of literature and literacy in which he outlines how literacy operates at the interface of humans, nonhuman animals, and objects and has been used as a means to define the human in ways that marginalize... Learn More
    Published: 16th August 2019
    Hardback | £85.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  2. Figures of Time
    Toni Pape examines contemporary television that often presents a conflict-laden conclusion first before relaying the events that led up to that inevitable ending, showing how this narrative structure attunes audiences to the fear-based... Learn More
    Published: 21st May 2019
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  3. See It Feelingly
    Ralph James Savarese showcases the voices of autistic readers by sharing their unique insights into literature and their sensory experiences of the world, thereby challenging common claims that people with autism have a limited... Learn More
    Published: 26th October 2018
    Hardback | £24.99
  4. The Political Sublime

    The Political Sublime

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Series Thought in the Act

    Duke University Press Books

    Michael J. Shapiro formulates a new politics of aesthetics by analyzing the experience of the sublime as rendered by a number of artistic and cultural texts that deal with race, terrorism, nuclear proliferation, and industrialism,... Learn More
    Published: 15th March 2018
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Authoring Autism
    Challenging the academic and cultural stereotypes that do not acknowledge the rhetorical capabilities of autistic people, Melanie Yergeau shows how autistics both embrace and reject the rhetorical, thereby queering the lines of... Learn More
    Published: 5th January 2018
    Hardback | £89.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. Nature as Event

    Nature as Event

    The Lure of the Possible

    Written by Didier Debaise, Translated by Michael Halewood

    Series Thought in the Act

    Duke University Press Books

    Didier Debaise brings Alfred North Whitehead's philosophies of nature to bear on the Anthropocene, creating a new theory of nature that does not recognize a divide between the human and nonhuman, a theory in which all organisms... Learn More
    Published: 6th October 2017
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  7. The Minor Gesture

    The Minor Gesture

    By Erin Manning

    Series Thought in the Act

    Duke University Press Books

    In this wide-ranging and probing book Erin Manning develops the concept of the minor gesture to rethink common assumptions about human agency, the ways we experience the everyday world, and the possibilities for new political... Learn More
    Published: 3rd June 2016
    Hardback | £85.00
    Paperback | £22.99