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Title Victorian animal dreams : representations of animals in Victorian literature and culture / edited by Deborah Denenholz Morse, Martin A. Danahay.

Published Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  820.9362 VICT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 281 pages, 24 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Nineteenth century.
Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Pt. I. Science and sentiment -- 1. Animal Angst : Victorians memorialize their pets / Teresa Mangum -- 2. Victorian Beetlemania / Cannon Schmitt -- 3. Killing elephants : pathos and prestige in the nineteenth century / Nigel Rothfels -- 4. Designs after nature : evolutionary fashions, animals, and gender / Susan David Bernstein -- 5. Dying like a dog in Great expectations / Ivan Kreilkamp -- Pt. II. Sex and violence -- 6. Nature red in hoof and paw : domestic animals and violence in Victorian art / Martin A. Danahay -- 7. "The crossing o' breeds" in The mill on the floss / Mary Jean Corbett -- 8. Horses and sexual/social dominance / Elsie B. Michie -- 9. Pacific harvests : whales and albatrosses in nineteenth-century markets / Anca Vlasopolos -- Pt. III. Sin and bestiality -- 10. "The mark of the beast" : animals as sites of imperial encounter from Wuthering Heights to Green mansions / Deborah Denenholz Morse -- 11. Beastly criminals and criminal beasts : stray women and stray dogs in Oliver Twist / Grace Moore -- 12. The sins of sloths : the moral status of fossil megatheria in Victorian culture / Alan Rauch -- 13. Tiger tales / Heather Schell -- 14. The empire bites back : the racialized crocodile of the nineteenth century / Mary Elizabeth Leighton and Lisa Surridge.
Other author Morse, Deborah Denenholz, 1949-
Danahay, Martin A.
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism.
Animals in literature.
Animal welfare -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Animal rights -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Human-animal relationships in literature.
Animals -- Symbolic aspects.
ISBN 0754655113 (alk. paper)
9780754655114 (alk. paper)