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The birth of a jungle : animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture

Author: Michael Lundblad
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Birth of a Jungle probes the historical emergence of the jungle as a discourse in the U.S during the Progressive Era.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Lundblad
ISBN: 9780199917570 0199917574 9780190231583 0190231580
OCLC Number: 840739055
Description: xi, 218 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction ; The Nature of the Beast in U.S. Culture ; Part I: Epistemology of the Jungle ; 1. Progressive-Era Sexuality and the Nature of the Beast in Henry James ; 2. Between Species: Queering the Wolf in Jack London ; Part II: Survival of the Fittest Market ; 3. The Octopus and the Corporation: ; Monstrous Animality in Norris, Spencer, and Carnegie ; 4. The Working-Class Beast: Frank Norris and Upton Sinclair ; Part III: The Evolution of Race ; 5. Archaeology of a Humane Society: Animality, Savagery, Blackness ; 6. Black Savage, White Animal: Tarzan's American Jungle ; Epilogue ; Animal Legacies: William Jennings Bryan and the Scopes <"Monkey Trial>" ; Works Cited ; Index
Responsibility: Michael Lundblad.

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...Lundblad's The Birth of a Jungle is a remarkable achievement and an important contribution to the study of Progressive-Era literature and culture. ... By analyzing animals and environments as Read more...

 
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