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By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

ISBN-10: 113760218X

ISBN-13: 9781137602183

This assortment contains twelve provocative essays from a various team of overseas students, who make the most of more than a few interdisciplinary techniques to research “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 specialize in a various array of varieties: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays think about quite a lot 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 international locations, and the issues linked to expanding puppy possession.  The assortment additionally contains an creation co-written by way of the editors and recommendations for extra 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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