Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature
Bruce Thomas Boehrer
256 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.
Cloth Jun 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4249-2 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series
Animal Characters follows five species through the literature of early modern Europe. The horse, the parrot, the cat, the turkey, and the sheep all undergo a dramatic change in character as European writers begin to develop a new interest in—and understanding of—human character in its relation to literature.
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