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Touchstone, Dec 2, 1997 - Psychology - 352 pages
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A Harvard professor combines pieces of literature, history, and social insights to explain humankind's personal relationships with, and attachments to their dogs, shedding light on the intricacies and simplicities of an ages-old companionship between two different species. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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Dogs are not only our best chance of finding unconditional love, suggests Garber (Vice Versa: Bisexuality and the Erotocism of Everyday Life, 1995) in this wry, literate study of dogs in human culture ... Read full review

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From Lassie to Kato, Nicole Simpson's howling Akita, dogs have become deeply imbedded in our popular culture. Canine images sell everything from beer to T-shirts, and our "best friends" have found ... Read full review

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Marjorie Garber is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English at Harvard University and Director of the Humanities Center in the Faculty of Arts and Science. She is the author of author of eight books and the editor of several collections of essays. Her most recent book is Quotation Marks(2002).

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