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A Horse is a Horse . . . and More: Some Recent Additons to Early Modern Animal Studies

A Horse is a Horse . . . and More: Some Recent Additons to Early Modern Animal Studies review essay Jodi L. erica fudge. Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England. ithaca: cornell university Press, 2006. 224 pp. $45.00. Kathryn shevelow. For the Love of Animals: The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement. new york: henry holt, 2008 1st edition; 2009 paper. 352 pp. $17.00. donna landry. Noble Brutes: How Eastern Horses Transformed English Culture. Baltimore: johns hopkins university Press, 2008. 240 pp. $50.00. Work on animals is necessarily interdisciplinary. discussion of, for example, animal subjectivity, animal symbolism, animal husbandry, vivisection, pet keeping, wildlife, animal welfare, and animal rights overlaps many areas: philosophy, history, literature, art, ecology and environmental studies, medicine, childhood, feminism, empire, and postcolonial studies. The list goes on. respected, established scholars who hail from literature and language departments wrote all three of the books under consideration here. erica fudge is reader in literary and cultural studies at middlesex university; Katherine shevelow is Professor of english literature at the university of california, san diego; and donna landry is Professor of english and american literature at the university of Kent. all three authors are concerned, broadly speaking, with animal agency in the, broadly conceived, early modern period (from the late fifteenth through http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies University of Pennsylvania Press

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review essay Jodi L. erica fudge. Brutal Reasoning: Animals, Rationality, and Humanity in Early Modern England. ithaca: cornell university Press, 2006. 224 pp. $45.00. Kathryn shevelow. For the Love of Animals: The Rise of the Animal Protection Movement. new york: henry holt, 2008 1st edition; 2009 paper. 352 pp. $17.00. donna landry. Noble Brutes: How Eastern Horses Transformed English Culture. Baltimore: johns hopkins university Press, 2008. 240 pp. $50.00. Work on animals is necessarily interdisciplinary. discussion of, for example, animal subjectivity, animal symbolism, animal husbandry, vivisection, pet keeping, wildlife, animal welfare, and animal rights overlaps many areas: philosophy, history, literature, art, ecology and environmental studies, medicine, childhood, feminism, empire, and postcolonial studies. The list goes on. respected, established scholars who hail from literature and language departments wrote all three of the books under consideration here. erica fudge is reader in literary and cultural studies at middlesex university; Katherine shevelow is Professor of english literature at the university of california, san diego; and donna landry is Professor of english and american literature at the university of Kent. all three authors are concerned, broadly speaking, with animal agency in the, broadly conceived, early modern period (from the late fifteenth through

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Journal for Early Modern Cultural StudiesUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: Jun 19, 2010

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