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Displacing the Wild: Topologies of Wildlife
Displacing the wild: Topologies of wildlife

What she had seen from that building at Aldgate was a city that stretched to the ends of the earth … Madelene saw that … any zoo, any game reserve, any safari park … was now contained within the bounds of civilization…. She turned to face the ape. ‘There's no such thing as outside now,’ she said. ‘If there's any freedom to be found it'll have to be on the inside’. (Peter Hoeg, 1996: 74)

Heterotopic Si(gh)tings

The wild occupies a special place in the imagined empires of human civilization as that which lies outside its historical and geographical reach, however defined (White, 1978). A place without us populated by creatures (including, surreptitiously, a variety of ...

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