On Animality and Humanity in Literature after the “Darwinian Turn”

Dialogue and Universalism 24 (1):209-218 (2014)
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The question of animality haunts the nineteenth and twentieth century literature. Animals appear not only as an allegoric representation but as a reference which troubles the border between humanity and animality. The aim of this paper is to consider how the Darwinian turn has modified the status of animality in modern narratives . The question of animality as a part of human experience will be analysed on the basis of literary texts



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