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The Resource The birth of a jungle : animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture, Michael Lundblad

The birth of a jungle : animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture, Michael Lundblad

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The birth of a jungle : animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture
Title
The birth of a jungle
Title remainder
animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture
Statement of responsibility
Michael Lundblad
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Exemplifying a new methodology identified as 'animality studies' that focuses on constructions of animality at specific historical and cultural moments, without the explicit emphasis on animal advocacy that is often found in animal studies, this book explores animality at the turn of the 20th century in the United States
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lundblad, Michael
Dewey number
810.9/362
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS228.A54
LC item number
L87 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals in literature
  • Human-animal relationships in literature
  • American literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Animals in literature
  • Human-animal relationships in literature
Label
The birth of a jungle : animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture, Michael Lundblad
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-204) 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
Introduction: the nature of the beast in U.S. culture -- Epistemology of the jungle -- Progressive-Era sexuality and the nature of the beast in Henry James -- Between species: queering the wolf in Jack London -- Survival of the fittest market. The octopus and The corporation: monstrous animality in Norris, Spencer, and Carnegie -- The working-class beast: Frank Norris and Upton Sinclair -- The evolution of race. Archaeology of a humane society: animality, savagery, blackness -- Black savage, white animal: Tarzan's American jungle -- Epilogue -- Animal legacies: William Jennings Bryan and the Scopes "Monkey Trial."
Control code
843881821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 218 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199917587
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843881821
Label
The birth of a jungle : animality in progressive-era U.S. literature and culture, Michael Lundblad
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-204) 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
Introduction: the nature of the beast in U.S. culture -- Epistemology of the jungle -- Progressive-Era sexuality and the nature of the beast in Henry James -- Between species: queering the wolf in Jack London -- Survival of the fittest market. The octopus and The corporation: monstrous animality in Norris, Spencer, and Carnegie -- The working-class beast: Frank Norris and Upton Sinclair -- The evolution of race. Archaeology of a humane society: animality, savagery, blackness -- Black savage, white animal: Tarzan's American jungle -- Epilogue -- Animal legacies: William Jennings Bryan and the Scopes "Monkey Trial."
Control code
843881821
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 218 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199917587
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)843881821

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