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Gorgeous beasts : animal bodies in historical perspective

Author: Joan B Landes; Paula Young Lee; Paul Youngquist
Publisher: University Park (Pennsylvania) : The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012.
Series: Animalibus : of animals and cultures, 2
Edition/Format:   Print book : 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.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan B Landes; Paula Young Lee; Paul Youngquist
ISBN: 9780271054018 0271054018
OCLC Number: 901404782
Description: 231 p. : ill.
Contents: ContentsList of IllustrationsAcknowledgmentsIntroductionJoan B. Landes, Paula Young Lee, and Paul Youngquist1 Animal Subjects: Between Nature and Invention in Buffon's Natural History IllustrationsJoan B. Landes2 Renaissance Animal ThingsErica Fudge3 The Cujo EffectPaul Youngquist4 On Vulnerability: Studies from Life That Ought Not to Be CopiedRon Broglio5 The Rights of Man and the Rights of Animality at the End of the Eighteenth CenturyPierre SernaTranslated by Vito Caiati and Joan B. Landes6 Calling the WildHarriet Ritvo7 Trophies and TaxidermyNigel Rothfels8 Fishing for BiomassSajay Samuel and Dean Bavington9 Daniel Spoerri's Carnival of AnimalsCecilia NoveroA Conversation with the Artist Mark DionJoan B. Landes, Paula Young Lee, and Paul YoungquistBibliographyAbout the ContributorsIndex
Series Title: Animalibus : of animals and cultures, 2
Responsibility: Joan B. Landes [edit.] ; Paula Young Lee [edit.] ; Paul Youngquist [edit.].

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"This innovative, accessible, and thorough collection addresses an admirable range of historical and geographical contexts to demonstrate that the human relationship with other species is complex and Read more...

 
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