Wolfish: The stories we tell about fear, ferocity, and freedom

‘How is it that while real wolf populations have receded, two-legged ‘wolves’ proliferate? What is the connection between these living, breathing creatures and the popular, metaphorical, and imaginary uses we give them?’

Criticism 27th July 2023

Mònica Tomàs White

Mònica Tomàs White is a doctoral candidate in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. Her research explores how literature can spark a ‘cosmopolitical imagination’ in which diverse human and nonhuman entities are conceived of as political stakeholders to whom care is due.