The Resource Animals and the human imagination : a companion to animal studies, edited by Aaron Gross and Anne Vallely ; foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer and epilogue by Wendy Doniger, (electronic resource/)

Animals and the human imagination : a companion to animal studies, edited by Aaron Gross and Anne Vallely ; foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer and epilogue by Wendy Doniger, (electronic resource/)

Label
Animals and the human imagination : a companion to animal studies
Title
Animals and the human imagination
Title remainder
a companion to animal studies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Aaron Gross and Anne Vallely ; foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer and epilogue by Wendy Doniger
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Human beings have long imagined their subjectivity, ethics, and ancestry with and through animals, yet not until the mid-twentieth century did contemporary thought reflect critically on animals significance in human self-conception. Thinkers such as French philosopher Jacques Derrida, South African novelist J.M. Coetzee, and American theorist Donna Haraway have initiated rigorous inquiries into the question of the animal, now blossoming in a number of directions. It is no longer strange to say that if animals did not exist, we would have to invent them. This interdisciplinary and
Dewey number
590
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL85
LC item number
.A537 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Animals and the human imagination : a companion to animal studies, edited by Aaron Gross and Anne Vallely ; foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer and epilogue by Wendy Doniger, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=461112
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Other animals across cultures -- pt. 2. Animal matters : human/animal and the contemporary west -- pt. 3. Animal others : theorizing animal/human
Control code
ocn794493965
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttgqtck
  • 78591E0C-A5C0-44CA-9BE9-5B162E9171F5
Label
Animals and the human imagination : a companion to animal studies, edited by Aaron Gross and Anne Vallely ; foreword by Jonathan Safran Foer and epilogue by Wendy Doniger, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=461112
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Other animals across cultures -- pt. 2. Animal matters : human/animal and the contemporary west -- pt. 3. Animal others : theorizing animal/human
Control code
ocn794493965
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 22573/cttgqtck
  • 78591E0C-A5C0-44CA-9BE9-5B162E9171F5

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