Tag: violence

Karl Steel’s How To Make A Human: Animals and Violence in the Middle Ages

2014-09-07

In one half of a pair of critical reviews looking at recent titles in animal studies, Nicole Shukin examines Karl Steel’s How to Make a Human (Steel reviews Shukin in the other half). In particular, Shukin discusses Steel’s framing of “the human” in terms of medieval violence, and she considers what that framing can offer to today’s political and ethical conversations.

Penny responds in turn

2004-06-27

Simon Penny re-collects the dimensions of simulation-as-training in martial arts, football, and ballet (not to mention computer games).