In this postmodern qualitative account of an interspecies relationship, the author argues for a posthumanist scholarly orientation that critiques anthropocentric trends toward knowledge construction. Following Sarah J. Tracy's1 suggestion regarding more flexible and expansive literary styles, this essay appears in the form of a letter to a canine friend, Venice. The author asks us to consider a symbiogenetic perspective of qualitative research that recognizes philosophical perspectives that are less widely considered within the humanities, particularly those dedicated to an expanded view of world-making within a nature–culture network.
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