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Creator:
Broglio, Ron, 1966- author.
Title:
Beasts of burden : biopolitics, labor, and animal life in British Romanticism / Ron Broglio.
Published/Created:
Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, 2017.
Physical Description:
xiii, 163 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
PR468.A56 B74 2017 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-160) and index.
Contents:
Animal life and rural labor: Literary and material resistance in biopolitical Britain -- Docile numbers and stubborn bodies: Population and the problem of multitude -- On vulnerability: Studies from life that ought not to be copied -- Wonder as resistance: Sheep, fairies, and James Hogg the Ettrick Shepherd -- Animal dwelling in natural history: Thomas Bewick, George Stubbs, and corporality -- Man proposes, animality disposes: Antihuman landseer with implications for biopolitical Britain -- Afterword: Romanticism in the dust of this planet.
Subject Terms:
Animals in art.
Animals in art.
Animals in literature.
Animals in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Farm life in literature.
Farm life in literature.
Great Britain.
Human-animal relationships in literature.
Human-animal relationships in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Romanticism.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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