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Framing Framing: Aliens, Animals, and Anthropological Différance Across Media

  • Roman Bartosch
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Part of the Literatures, Cultures, and the Environment book series (LCE)

Abstract

This chapter continues the debate of ‘creature feeling’ and addresses new media and the more-than-human by returning to key questions in environmental and transcultural education and introducing the concept of frames. Discussing film (District 9) as well as children’s literature and graphic novels (The Stranger and The Rabbits), it sets out to approach the ‘species scale’ (David Herman) of narratives through a variety of media formats with different demands on linguistic capability. It uses well-known educational concepts such as ‘stubborn subjectivity’, ‘understanding alterity’, ‘transformation’ and cooperative tasks and opens the conversation this book has begun for new media and inclusive contexts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roman Bartosch
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  1. 1.University of CologneCologneGermany

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