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Knowing animals

Author: Laurence Simmons; Philip Armstrong
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
Series: Human-animal studies, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a range of perspectives such as philosophy, literary criticism, art history and cultural studies; this work presents a collection of essays which explore unconventional ways of knowing animals, offering insights into apparently familiar relationships between humans and other living beings.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Knowing animals.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007
(DLC) 2007060853
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Simmons; Philip Armstrong
ISBN: 9789047419501 9047419502
OCLC Number: 646789943
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 296 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of Contributors; Bestiary: An Introduction (Philip Armstrong and Laurence Simmons); PART ONE THINKING ANIMALS; Chapter One Shame, Levinas's Dog, Derrida's Cat (and Some Fish) (Laurence Simmons); Chapter Two Understanding Avian Intelligence (Alphonso Lingis); PART TWO ANIMALS INCORPORATED; Chapter Three What do Animals Dream Of? Or King Kong as Darwinian Screen Animal (Barbara Creed); Chapter Four "No Circus without Animals"?: Animal Acts and Ideology in the Virtual Circus (Tanja Schwalm).
Series Title: Human-animal studies, v. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Laurence Simmons and Philip Armstrong.
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