Gorgeous beasts : animal bodies in historical perspective /

"A collection of essays examining the place of animals in history and culture and their influence on life and art, from the Renaissance to the present"--Provided by publisher

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Other Authors: Landes, Joan B., 1946-, Lee, Paula Young., Youngquist, Paul.
Format: eBook
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2012.
Series:Animalibus ; v. 2.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Animal subjects : between nature and invention in Buffon's natural history illustrations / Joan B. Landes
  • Renaissance animal things / Erica Fudge
  • The Cujo effect / Paul Youngquist
  • On vulnerability : studies from life that ought not to be copied / Ron Broglio
  • The rights of man and the rights of animality at the end of the eighteenth century / Pierre Serna ; translated by Vito Caiati and Joan B. Landes
  • Calling the wild / Harriet Ritvo
  • Trophies and taxidermy / Nigel Rothfels
  • Fishing for biomass / Sajay Samuel and Dean Bavington
  • Daniel Spoerri's Carnival of animals / Cecilia Novero
  • A conversation with the artist Mark Dion / Joan B. Landes, Paula Young Lee, and Paul Youngquist.