Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-century British Culture: Representation, Hybridity, Ethics
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2006 - Literary Criticism - 217 pages
This collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between humans and nonhuman animals in Britain. As the contributors pose questions related to modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, Gulliver's Travels and works by Mary and Percy Shelley emerge as key texts. The volume will interest scholars, students, and general readers concerned with the representation of animals and ethical issues raised by the human uses of other animals.
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