Spacings: Gerry Loose and Kathleen Jamie’s Interspecies Relationalities

  • Camille Manfredi
Part of the Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies book series (GSLS)


This chapter examines Gerry Loose and Kathleen Jamie’s zoopoetics and opening up and closing down of the distance of representation, that is, the spacing between animal life and the writer’s or poet’s body. It investigates the ways by which, with the help of the nonhuman intercessor, poetry and nonfiction are made to burst into the ‘other’ time and space of the natural world and how this can come to disrupt the conventional representation of ‘Natural Scotland’.


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  • Camille Manfredi
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  1. 1.University of NantesNantes Cedex 1France

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