The breathless zoo : taxidermy and the cultures of longing (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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The breathless zoo : taxidermy and the cultures of longing

Author: Rachel Poliquin
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2012.
Series: Animalibus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A cultural and poetic analysis of the art and science of taxidermy, from sixteenth-century cabinets of wonders to contemporary animal art"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Poliquin
ISBN: 9780271053721 0271053720 0271053739 9780271053738
OCLC Number: 767255266
Description: viii, 259 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Wonder --
Beauty --
Spectacle --
Order --
Narrative --
Allegory --
Remembrance.
Series Title: Animalibus.
Responsibility: Rachel Poliquin.

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"I have long been a fan of Rachel Poliquin's otherworldly online museum, www.ravishingbeasts.com, but after reading The Breathless Zoo I know just what she means when she says that all taxidermy, Read more...

 
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