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By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

This assortment comprises twelve provocative essays from a various crew of overseas students, who make the most of various interdisciplinary ways to investigate “real” and “representational” animals that stand out as culturally major to Victorian literature and tradition. Essays specialize in quite a lot of canonical and non-canonical Victorian writers, together with Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Anna Sewell, Emily Bronte, James Thomson, Christina Rossetti, and Richard Marsh, and so they specialise in a various array of varieties: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays give some thought to a variety of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the advance of the animal safeguard circulate, 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 creation co-written by means of the editors and recommendations for additional examine, and should end up of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which contain Animal Studies. 

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