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Author Donovan, Josephine, 1941- author

Title The aesthetics of care : on the literary treatment of animals / Josephine Donovan
Published New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (x, 244 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The aesthetics of modernity -- Willa Cather's aesthetic transitions -- The aesthetics of care -- Animal ethics and literary criticism -- Tolstoy's animals -- Local-color animals -- Coetzee's animals -- Metaphysical meat: "becoming men" and animal sacrifice -- The transgressive sublime, katharsis, and animal sacrifice -- Caring to hear, caring to see: art as emergence -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 14, 2016)
Subject Animal welfare in literature.
Animals in literature.
Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016002859
ISBN 1501317229 (electronic book)
9781501317224 (electronic book)