of Animals, Humans, and Other Wonderful Creatures
Edited by Erica Fudge
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Renaissance Beasts by Erica Fudge
Book DescriptionWhere are all the animals in history? Renaissance Beasts begins to answer that question by exploring numerous ways in which animals played a key role in Renaissance culture: as werewolves, meat, performers, experimental tools.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252028809
(5830mm x 3895mm x 23mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 29-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Erica Fudge
Pets, Paperback (August 2008)
Why do we live with pets? Is there something more to our relationship with them than simply companionship? This title explores the nature of this most complex of relationships and the difficulties of knowing what it is that one is living with when one chooses to share a home with an animal.
Brutal Reasoning, Hardback (October 2006)
Early modern English thinkers were fascinated by the subject of animal rationality, even before the appearance of Descartes's Discourse on the Method (1637) and its famous declaration of the automatism of animals. But as Erica Fudge relates in Brutal...
Animal, Paperback (September 2002)
Animal is a timely overview of the many ways in which we live with animals. Examining novels such as Charlotte's Web, films such as Old Yeller and Babe, science and advertising, fashion and philosophy, the book evaluates the ways in which we think about animals and challenges a number of the assumptions we hold.
Perceiving Animals, Hardback (December 1999)» View all books by Erica Fudge
From the Elizabethan Bear Garden to the political upheavals of the 1640s this book reveals the beast at the heart of English culture. Engaging with the ideas of William Perkins, Sir Philip Sidney, Ben Jonson, Francis Bacon, Edward Coke and Richard Overton, it highlights the place of animals in early modern perceptions of what it is to be human.
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