The Resource Gorgeous beasts: : animal bodies in historical perspective, (electronic resource)

Gorgeous beasts: : animal bodies in historical perspective, (electronic resource)

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Gorgeous beasts: : animal bodies in historical perspective
Title
Gorgeous beasts:
Title remainder
animal bodies in historical perspective
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Gorgeous Beasts takes a fresh look at the place of animals in history and art. Refusing the traditional subordination of animals to humans, the essays gathered here examine a rich variety of ways animals contribute to culture: as living things, as scientific specimens, as food, weapons, tropes, and occasions for thought and creativity. History and culture set the terms for this inquiry. As history changes, so do the ways animals participate in culture. Gorgeous Beasts offers a series of discontinuous but probing studies of the forms their participation takes. This collection presents the work of a wide range of scholars, critics, and thinkers from diverse disciplines: philosophy, literature, history, geography, economics, art history, cultural studies, and the visual arts. By approaching animals from such different perspectives, these essays broaden the scope of animal studies to include specialists and nonspecialists alike, inviting readers from all backgrounds to consider the place of animals in history and art. Combining provocative critical insights with arresting visual imagery, Gorgeous Beasts advances a challenging new appreciation of animals as co-inhabitants and co-creators of culture. Aside from the editors, Joan B. Landes, Paula Young Lee, and Paul Youngquist, the contributors are Dean Bavington, Ron Broglio, Mark Dion, Erica Fudge, Cecilia Novero, Harriet Ritvo, Nigel Rothfels, Sajay Samuel, and Pierre Serna
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Midwest
Dewey number
590
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1946-
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  • Landes, Joan B.
  • Lee, Paula Young
  • Youngquist, Paul
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Animalibus
Series volume
v. 2
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  • Animals and civilization
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Animals and history
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Gorgeous beasts: : animal bodies in historical perspective, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11645046
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11645046
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11645046
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Gorgeous beasts: : animal bodies in historical perspective, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11645046
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11645046
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11645046
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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