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The feejee mermaid and other essays in natural and unnatural history

Author: Jan Bondeson
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In his new collection of essays, Jan Bondeson tells ten fascinating stories of myths and hoaxes, beliefs and Ripley-like facts, concerning the animal kingdom.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 98038295
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Bondeson
ISBN: 9781501722271 1501722271
OCLC Number: 1032589720
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The dancing horse; lament of the learned pig; the Feejee Mermaid; obituary of an elephant; Jumbo, king of elephants; animals on trial; the riddle of the basilisk; spontaneous generation; odd showers; toad in the hole.
Responsibility: Jan Bondeson.


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"Jan Bondeson shares the impresario's glee in whipping off the handkerchief or whipcracking up another curtain on another monster, relishing the absurdity and the fun of it all."--Marina Warner Read more...

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