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Mazzeno, Laurence W.

Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture

Mazzeno, Laurence W. - Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Laurence W. Mazzeno, Ronald D. Morrison

Part I. Animals in the Victorians’ World

2. Collecting the Live and the Skinned
Ann C. Colley

3. Dickens, Household Words, and the Smithfield Controversy at the Time of the Great Exhibition
Ronald D. Morrison

4. Beasts, Birds, Fishes, and Reptiles: Anthony Trollope and the Australian Acclimatization Debate
Grace Moore

5. Dogs’ Homes and Lethal Chambers, or, What Was it Like to be a Battersea Dog?
Susan Hamilton

Part II. Animals in the Victorians’ Literature

6. Bull’s-eye, Agency, and the Species Divide in Oliver Twist: a Cur’s-Eye View
Jennifer McDonell

7. Performing Animals/Performing Humanity
Antonia Losano

8. “I Declare I Never Saw so Lovely an Animal!”: Beauty, Individuality, and Objectification in Nineteenth-Century Animal Autobiographies
Monica Flegel

9. Cathy’s Whip and Heathcliff’s Snarl: Control, Violence, Care, and Rights in Wuthering Heights

Susan Mary Pyke

10. Creatures on the “Night-Side of Nature”: James Thomson’s Melancholy Ethics
John Miller

11. “Come Buy, Come Buy!”: Christina Rossetti and the Victorian Animal Market
Jed Mayer

12.
Black Beauty: The Emotional Work of Pretend Play
Kathryn Yeniyurt

13. Insect Politics in Richard Marsh’s The Beetle

Elizabeth Effinger

Keywords: Literature, British and Irish Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Cultural History, History of Britain and Ireland

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137602190
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-60218-3

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