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Beschreibung"Animal "assesses the way we live with animals, examining the paradoxes of our relationships with them. Why is the pet that sits by the dinner table as we consume other kinds of meat never for eating? What does it mean to wear fake fur? Why are animals such a constant presence in children's literature and films? Drawing examples from literature, film, science, advertising, fashion, and philosophy, Animal argues that we can't think about animals without thinking about ourselves, challenging a number of assumptions and making us reconsider a wide range of ethical issues.
Erica Fudge is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Cultural Studies at Middlesex University, London. She is the author "of Perceiving Animals: Humans and Beasts in Early Modern English Culture" (1999).
PortraitErica Fudge is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Cultural Studies at Middlesex University, London. She is the author of Perceiving Animals: Humans and Beasts in Early Modern English Culture (1999).
Pressestimmen'A brilliant analysis of the ambiguous boundaries that separate and bind humans and animals.' - The Irish Times, Dublin
Untertitel: 'Focus on Contemporary Issues ('. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: REAKTION BOOKS
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 182 Seiten