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Queer relation and the landscape: animals, the neutral, and significant otherness


In this writerly contemplation of queer relation with animals and landscapes, Clare Patterson draws connections between sheep trapped in snow drifts, Clarice Lispector’s cockroach, Leslie Feinberg’s crow, and various “significant othernesses” that shape our lives and queer literature. 🏵 At my grandmother’s house, I slept in a small back bedroom, with one window that looked …