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By Martin A. Danahay,Deborah Denenholz Morse

The Victorian interval witnessed the start of a debate at the prestige of animals that keeps this day. This quantity explicitly recognizes the way in which twenty-first-century deliberations approximately animal rights and the actual fact of earlier and potential animal extinction hang-out the dialogue of the Victorians' obsession with animals. Combining shut cognizance to ancient aspect with a cosmopolitan analytical framework, the members research a few of the types of human dominion over animals, together with ingenious ownership of animals within the nation-states of fiction, functionality, and the visible arts, in addition to actual regulate as show up in looking, killing, vivisection and zookeeping. the varied variety of subject matters, analyzed from a modern viewpoint, makes the quantity an important contribution to Victorian experiences. the realization through Harriet Ritvo, the pre-eminent authority within the box of Victorian/animal reports, offers precious perception into the burgeoning box of animal stories and issues towards destiny reports of animals within the Victorian period.

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