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A view to a death in the morning : hunting and nature through history

Author: Matt Cartmill
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This work looks at the ways in which hunting has figured in the Western imagination, from the myth of Artemis to the tale of Bambi.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cartmill, Matt.
View to a death in the morning.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993
(DLC) 92044960
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Cartmill
ISBN: 0674937368 9780674937369 0674029259 9780674029255
OCLC Number: 645010470
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 331 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The killer ape --
The rich smell of meat and wickedness --
Virgin huntresses and bleeding feasts --
The white stag --
The sobbing deer --
The noise of breaking machinery --
The sorrows of Eohippus --
The sick animal --
The Bambi syndrome --
A fatal disease of nature --
The spirit of the beast --
A view to a death in the morning.
Responsibility: Matt Cartmill.


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