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Animals, Animality and Controversy in Modern Welsh Writing and Culture

A study of human and animal encounters in Welsh literature.
 
This book is the first study of the representation of animals, animality, and human-nonhuman encounters in modern Welsh literature and culture. Drawing on new approaches to animal studies, Linden Peach grounds his analysis in the insight that all living things are connected. Through fresh readings of Welsh literature, periodicals, and manuals, Animals, Animality and Controversy in Modern Welsh Writing and Culture explores how the history of Wales might be reimagined from the perspective of animals.

264 pages | 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

University of Wales Press - Writing Wales in English

Biological Sciences: Natural History

Literature and Literary Criticism: British and Irish Literature


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Table of Contents

Series Editors’ Preface
Acknowledgements
Overview
1 Animals and Animality in a Relational Universe
2 Rethinking Animal Contexts: Rural and Industrial Wales
3 Emerging Animalities in the Victorian and Edwardian Welsh Press
4 Exotic Pets and Spectacular Entertainments
5 Brief Encounters
6 Birds Over Wales
7 Domestication and ‘Domesecration’
8 Children’s Book Pets
9 Conflicting Cosmologies: Three Stories by Gwyn Jones
10 Entangled Empathies: Gillian Clarke and Keith Bowen
Afterword

Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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