Carrie Rohman

Carrie Rohman is Associate Professor of English at Lafayette College.  She is the author of Stalking the Subject: Modernism and the Animal (Columbia 2009) and the forthcoming monograph Choreographies of the Living: Bioaesthetics in Literature, Art, and Performance (Oxford 2018).



Nude Vibrations: Isadora Duncan’s Creatural Aesthetic

It is perhaps only the advent of animal studies in the last decade that allows us to return to the often-cited comment above and link it in a serious intellectual manner with Isadora Duncan’s own understanding of her dancing and of the dancing body as she was helping to shape and articulate it in modernism. While recent work on Duncan emphasizes her interest in the machine, her