By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

ISBN-10: 113760218X

ISBN-13: 9781137602183

This assortment contains twelve provocative essays from a various staff of foreign 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 specialize 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, they usually concentrate on a various array of kinds: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays give some thought to a variety of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the improvement of the animal defense stream, 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 comprises an advent co-written through the editors and recommendations for extra research, and should end up of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which contain Animal Studies. 

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