Representing the Modern Animal in Culture

  • Editors
  • Jeanne Dubino
  • Ziba Rashidian
  • Andrew Smyth

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Jeanne Dubino
      Pages 1-19
  3. Identity: Lives with Domestic Animals in the Modern Era

  4. Anthropomorphism: Animals as Metaphor in the Age of Darwin

  5. The Posthuman: Reconceiving Nonhuman Animals in the Contemporary World

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 239-254

About this book


Examining a wide range of works, from Gulliver's Travels to The Hunger Games, Representing the Modern Animal in Culture employs key theoretical apparatuses of Animal Studies to literary texts. Contributors address the multifarious modes of animal representation and the range of human-animal interactions that have emerged in the past 300 years.


critique culture fiction identity Imagination interaction Moral Nation

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