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By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

ISBN-10: 113760218X

ISBN-13: 9781137602183

This assortment contains twelve provocative essays from a various team of foreign students, who make the most of quite a number interdisciplinary techniques to investigate “real” and “representational” animals that stand out as culturally major to Victorian literature and tradition. Essays concentrate on quite a lot of canonical and non-canonical Victorian writers, together with Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Anna Sewell, Emily Bronte, James Thomson, Christina Rossetti, and Richard Marsh, they usually specialise in a various array of varieties: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays think of a variety of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the advance of the animal safeguard circulate, the importation of animals from the increasing Empire, the acclimatization of British animals in different nations, and the issues linked to expanding puppy possession.  The assortment additionally contains an advent co-written by means of the editors and recommendations for additional research, and may turn out of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which include Animal Studies. 

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