An Introduction to Animals and Visual Culture

An Introduction to Animals and Visual Culture

by R. Malamud
     
 

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A fascinating exploration of the way in which animals are 'framed' - contextualized, decontextualized - in contemporary visual culture. Written in a highly engaging style, this book challenges the field, dealing with some highly controversial aspects of animal exploitation and boldly examines material that is seldom discussed within animal studies.

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A fascinating exploration of the way in which animals are 'framed' - contextualized, decontextualized - in contemporary visual culture. Written in a highly engaging style, this book challenges the field, dealing with some highly controversial aspects of animal exploitation and boldly examines material that is seldom discussed within animal studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137009838
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
07/03/2012
Series:
Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
167
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

RANDY MALAMUD is Professor of English at Georgia State University, USA. He is the author of Reading Zoos: Representations of Animals and Captivity (1998); Poetic Animals and Animal Souls (2003); and A Cultural History of Animals in the Modern Age (2007). He is a Fellow of the Oxford Center for Animal Ethics and a Patron of the Captive Animals' Protection Society.

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