Animals Strike Curious Poses

Animals Strike Curious Poses

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Sixteen essays about individual animals, including wild (woolly mammoth, rhinoceros, starling, crocodile, gorilla, lion) and domesticated (housecat, racing pigeons, elephant, horses, goats), named and made famous by humans.
Publisher: Louisville, KY : Sarabande Books, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781941411391
1941411398
Characteristics: 214 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Call Number: 814.6 PAS

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Nicr Dec 01, 2017

Dense, intriguing meditations on humans and the animals they imagine, celebrate, commodify, exploit, defend and destroy. From Mozart composing with his pet starling to Charles Darwin's rejection of his captured tortoise (from the tortoise's point of view), from an ode to Christopher Smart's cat t... Read More »


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Nicr Dec 01, 2017

Dense, intriguing meditations on humans and the animals they imagine, celebrate, commodify, exploit, defend and destroy. From Mozart composing with his pet starling to Charles Darwin's rejection of his captured tortoise (from the tortoise's point of view), from an ode to Christopher Smart's cat to a sad memorial to "endlings"--the last of their kind--an eccentric and intoxicating tour de force. A real find.

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