Read e-book online Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: Contexts for PDF

By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

ISBN-10: 113760218X

ISBN-13: 9781137602183

This assortment contains twelve provocative essays from a various crew of overseas students, who make the most of a number interdisciplinary techniques to investigate “real” and “representational” animals that stand out as culturally major to Victorian literature and tradition. Essays specialise in quite a lot of canonical and non-canonical Victorian writers, together with Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Anna Sewell, Emily Bronte, James Thomson, Christina Rossetti, and Richard Marsh, and so they specialise in a various array of kinds: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays contemplate a variety of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the advance of the animal safeguard stream, the importation of animals from the increasing Empire, the acclimatization of British animals in different nations, and the issues linked to expanding puppy possession.  The assortment additionally contains an advent co-written via the editors and proposals for additional research, and should turn out of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which contain Animal Studies. 

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