Perceiving Animals: Humans and Beasts in Early Modern English Culture

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University of Illinois Press, 2002 - Nature - 233 pages
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Traces the dangers and problems of anthropocentrism in texts written from 1558 to 1649. This title examines scientific, legal, political, literary, and religious writings that offer depictions of human perceptions about the natural world. It probes issues of animal ownership and biological and spiritual superiority in early modern England.
 

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IV
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V
34
VI
64
VII
91
VIII
115
IX
143
X
171
XI
211
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Erica Fudge is reader in literary and cultural studies at Middlesex University.

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