By Elspeth Probyn
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Macfadyen describes how “only silence and desolation surrounded his boat, Funnel Web, as it sped across the surface of a haunted ocean” (Ray 2013). Without simplistic extremes like T. H. Huxley’s (1882) “inexhaustible” ocean ﬁsheries or the image of the ocean on its last legs, how might we formulate a cultural politics that can encompass the vast challenge of sustaining ﬁsh-human-ocean relations? There is little consensus about what action to take, or which aspect to focus on. To illustrate this, I want to brieﬂy analyze several recent representations that foreground di≠erent understandings about the current state of ﬁsh and ﬁshing.
3 oysters at L’Ilôt, Paris. Photograph by author. distance” (2004, 10). I like the notion of an encounter, an encountering of oyster and human—the pull and push of intimacy and distance, of desire and disgust. As an oyster eater I am always astonished at the force with which those who don’t like oysters express their distaste. I am totally bemused by those who pretend to be indi≠erent to oysters. In this chapter, I follow oysters, I encounter them, I eat and relate what it might mean to become an oyster-eating body in training.
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