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MEOW Podcast Ep. 1: Hanya Yanagihara, Jacques Lacan, and Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty



This podcast is sustained by sales of our debut book, Meow: A Novel (For Cats).

In this episode, your cat will be introduced to the Lacanian themes undergirding Hanya Yanagihara's work, A Little Life in particular. Topics include the politics of victimhood; metonymy and desire; and performative readings of A Little Life in Silver Lake cafés (cover splayed wide, spine creaking from disuse, dust jacket artfully blemished) as a latter-day instantiation of Artaud's Theatre of Cruelty. We convey the gravity and lasting import of these ideas by meowing thousands of times, incessantly, for over thirty-five minutes.




MEOW is the first and only literary podcast for your cat, conceived and presented in its native language. This podcast is sustained by sales of our debut book, Meow: A Novel (For Cats).

Praise for Meow: A Novel

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