By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison

This assortment comprises twelve provocative essays from a various crew of foreign students, who make the most of more than a few interdisciplinary techniques to research “real” and “representational” animals that stand out as culturally major to Victorian literature and tradition. Essays concentrate on 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 kinds: fiction, poetry, journalism, and letters. those essays examine quite a lot of cultural attitudes and literary remedies of animals within the Victorian Age, together with the improvement of the animal security stream, 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 comprises an advent co-written by way of the editors and proposals for additional examine, and should turn out of curiosity to students and scholars around the a number of disciplines which include Animal Studies. 

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