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Gorgeous beasts : animal bodies in historical perspective

Author: Joan B Landes; Paula Young Lee; Paul Youngquist
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2012.
Series: Animalibus, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of essays examining the place of animals in history and culture and their influence on life and art, from the Renaissance to the present"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan B Landes; Paula Young Lee; Paul Youngquist
ISBN: 9780271054018 0271054018 0271054026 9780271054025
OCLC Number: 790265295
Description: xi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Animal subjects : between nature and invention in Buffon's natural history illustrations / Joan B. Landes --
Renaissance animal things / Erica Fudge --
The Cujo effect / Paul Youngquist --
On vulnerability : studies from life that ought not to be copied / Ron Broglio --
The rights of man and the rights of animality at the end of the eighteenth century / Pierre Serna ; translated by Vito Caiati and Joan B. Landes --
Calling the wild / Harriet Ritvo --
Trophies and taxidermy / Nigel Rothfels --
Fishing for biomass / Sajay Samuel and Dean Bavington --
Daniel Spoerri's Carnival of animals / Cecilia Novero --
A conversation with the artist Mark Dion / Joan B. Landes, Paula Young Lee, and Paul Youngquist.
Series Title: Animalibus, v. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Joan B. Landes, Paula Young Lee, and Paul Youngquist.

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"A collection of essays examining the place of animals in history and culture and their influence on life and art, from the Renaissance to the present"--Provided by publisher.

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