By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

This assortment contains twelve provocative essays from a various team of overseas students, who make the most of various interdisciplinary techniques to investigate “real” and “representational” animals that stand out as culturally major to Victorian literature and tradition. Essays specialize in a variety 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 concentrate on a various array of varieties: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays ponder quite a lot of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the advance of the animal security move, the importation of animals from the increasing Empire, the acclimatization of British animals in different international locations, and the issues linked to expanding puppy possession.  The assortment additionally contains an advent co-written through the editors and recommendations for extra examine, and may turn out of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which contain Animal Studies. 

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