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Performing Animals:

History, Agency, Theater
  • ISBN-13: 9780271078342
  • Publisher: PENN STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint: PENN STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Author: Raber, Karen
  • Price: AUD $176.00
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  • Local release date: 14/11/2017
  • Format: Hardback 208 pages Weight: 0g
  • Categories: DIY: general [WKD]
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A collection of essays that explore the role of performing animals in literature, theater, art, and other media prior to the twentieth century, and discuss recent theoretical work in animal studies, materialism, and posthumanism.


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List of Illustrations

Introduction

Karen Raber and Monica Mattfeld

1 Animals at the Table: Performing Meat in Early Modern England and Europe Karen Raber

2 Intra-Active Performativity: Rethinking the Early Modern Equestrian Portrait Pia F. Cuneo

3 Past Performances: Gleanings from the Archives About Early Modern Equine Athletic Performance Richard Nash

4 “I See Them Galloping!”: War, Affect, and Performing Horses in Matthew Lewis’s Timour the Tartar Monica Mattfeld

5 Peaceable Kingdom: The Place of the Dog at the Nativity Scene Rob Wakeman

6 Performing Pain: The Suffering Animal in Early Modern Experiment Sarah E. Parker

7 Circus Minimus: The Early Modern Theater of Insects Jessica Wolfe

8 Shakespeare’s Insect Theater: Fairy Lore as Elizabethan Folk Entomology Todd Andrew Borlik

9 Miss Mazeppa and the Horse with No Name Kari Weil

10 Horses Queer the Stage and Society of Shenandoah Kim Marra

Bibliography

List of Contributors

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