Figuring Animals: Essays on Animal Images in Art, Literature, Philosophy, and Popular Culture
Graduate studies at Western
Palgrave Macmillan (2005)
|Abstract||Figuring Animals is a collection of fifteen essays concerning the representation of animals in literature, the visual arts, philosophy, and cultural practice. At the turn of the new century, it is helpful to reconsider our inherited understandings of the species, some of which are still useful to us. It is also important to look ahead to new understandings and new dialogue, which may contribute to the survival of us all. The contributors to this volume participate in this dialogue in a variety of ways--through personal experience, natural history, cultural studies, philosophical inquiry, art history, literary analysis, film studies, and theoretical imagining, and through a combination of these trains of thought. The essays expose weaknesses in western epistemological frames of reference that for centuries have limited our views and, thus, our experiences of animal being, including our own.|
|Keywords||Human-animal relationships Animals in art Animals in literature Animals (Philosophy|
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