Download e-book for kindle: Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: Contexts for by Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

ISBN-10: 113760218X

ISBN-13: 9781137602183

This assortment comprises twelve provocative essays from a various workforce of foreign students, who make the most of a variety of interdisciplinary techniques to investigate “real” and “representational” animals that stand out as culturally major to Victorian literature and tradition. Essays specialize in a variety of canonical and non-canonical Victorian writers, together with Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Anna Sewell, Emily Bronte, James Thomson, Christina Rossetti, and Richard Marsh, they usually concentrate on a various array of varieties: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays examine a variety of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the improvement of the animal security circulate, the importation of animals from the increasing Empire, the acclimatization of British animals in different international locations, and the issues linked to expanding puppy possession.  The assortment additionally contains an creation co-written by way of the editors and proposals for additional research, and should end up of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which include Animal Studies. 

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