Frank and Johnny with Evie: Ontological Shifts in a J.R. Ackerley Novel

  • Francesco Mangiapane
Part of the Biosemiotics book series (BSEM, volume 17)


This contribution tries to investigate the question of how to frame, from the point of view of the affiliation models, the relationship with pets. In this regard, We Think the World of You reveals as an exemplary text. The novel in question will be considered as a privileged place where the experience of relationship with animals is assessed, while programs and forms of an interspecies living together take form.


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  • Francesco Mangiapane
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  1. 1.University of PalermoPalermoItaly

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