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By Karen Raber

Animal our bodies, Renaissance Culture examines how the shared embodied lifestyles of early glossy human and nonhuman animals challenged the institution of species differences. the fabric stipulations of the early smooth global introduced people and animals into complicated interspecies relationships that experience now not been totally accounted for in serious readings of the period's philosophical, clinical, or literary representations of animals. the place such earlier readings have occupied with the function of cause in debates approximately human exceptionalism, this e-book turns as a substitute to a sequence of cultural websites during which we discover animal and human our bodies sharing environments, at the same time remodeling and defining one another's lives.

To discover the animal body's function in anatomy, eroticism, structure, hard work, and intake, Karen Raber analyzes canonical works together with More's Utopia, Shakespeare's Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet, and Sidney's poetry, situating them between readings of human and equine anatomical texts, scientific recipes, theories of structure and concrete layout, husbandry manuals, and horsemanship treatises. Raber reconsiders interactions among setting, physique, and recognition that we discover in early sleek human-animal kinfolk. students of the Renaissance interval well-known animals' primary position in fashioning what we name "culture," she demonstrates, supplying historic narratives approximately embodiment and the cultural buildings of species distinction which are usually missed in ecocritical and posthumanist conception that makes an attempt to handle the "question of the animal."

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