Victorian Dogs, Victorian Men: Affect and Animals in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

Victorian Dogs, Victorian Men: Affect and Animals in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture

by Keridiana W. Chez

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ISBN-13: 9780814253984
Publisher: Ohio State University Press
Publication date: 04/21/2017
Edition description: 1
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Keridiana W. Chez is Assistant Professor of English at the Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: The Rise of the Prosthetic Dog 1

Chapter 1 Happy Families in Charles Dickens's David Copperfield and Oliver Twist 25

Chapter 2 Canine Connections in George Eliot's Adam Bede and Middlemarch 53

Chapter 3 The Ugly Animal in Margaret Marshall Saunders's Beautiful Joe and Beautiful Joe's Paradise 76

Chapter 4 Deceptive Docility in Bram Stoker's Dracula 103

Chapter 5 The Bare-Dog in Jack London's Call of the Wild and White Fang 129

Conclusion 150

Works Cited 155

Index 170

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