Carter discusses insights and ideas on and about parrots, based on his book of the same name. Parrot understanding is an understanding of the critical role noise plays in binding man together, and in relating to the external world whose resistance to translation is not a source of anxiety but a phenomenon respectfully to embrace. Moreover, the most remarkable thing about parrot is not perhaps that it speaks but that it listens.
Field of Research
200508 Other Literatures in English 200299 Cultural Studies not elsewhere classified