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Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature
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Birds in Eighteenth-Century Literature

Reason, Emotion, and Ornithology, 1700–1840

Editors: Carey, Brycchan, Greenfield, Sayre, Milne, Anne (Eds.)

  • Considers a wide range of authors, including some of the most celebrated figures in eighteenth-century literature such as John Gay, Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne, Anna Letitia Barbauld, William Cowper, Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Bewick, Charlotte Smith, William Wordsworth, and Gilbert White 
    Constitutes the first attempt to consider birds in eighteenth-century literature 
    Offers important new perspectives into the ways birds populate and generate cultural meaning in a variety of literary and non-literary genres from 1700–1840 as well as throughout a broad range of ecosystems and bioregions 

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This book examines literary representations of birds from across the world in anage of expanding European colonialism. It offers important new perspectives intothe ways birds populate and generate cultural meaning in a variety of literary andnon-literary genres from 1700–1840 as well as throughout a broad range ofecosystems and bioregions. It considers a wide range of authors, including someof the most celebrated figures in eighteenth-century literature such as John Gay,Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne, Anna Letitia Barbauld, William Cowper, MaryWollstonecraft, Thomas Bewick, Charlotte Smith, William Wordsworth, andGilbert White.
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About the authors

Brycchan Carey is Professor of English at Northumbria University, Newcastleupon Tyne, UK. The author of numerous publications on eighteenth-centuryliterature and culture, his monographs include British Abolitionism and theRhetoric of Sensibility: Writing, Sentiment, and Slavery, 1760–1807 (2005) andFrom Peace to Freedom: Quaker Rhetoric and the Birth of American Antislavery,1657–1761 (2012).
Sayre Greenfield is Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh atGreensburg, USA. He has been a research fellow at Chawton House Library andhas recently contributed an essay on Shakespearean allusions to The CambridgeGuide to the Worlds of Shakespeare and various essays on Austen to Persuasions:The Jane Austen Journal. He is also the co-editor of Jane Austen in Hollywood(2001) and the author of The Ends of Allegory (1998).
Anne Milne is Lecturer at the University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada. Shewas a Carson Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society inMunich, Germany (2011) and published ‘Lactilla Tends Her Fav’rite Cow’: EcocriticalReadings of Animals and Women in Eighteenth-Century British Labouring-ClassWomen’s Poetry in 2008. Her research highlights animals, environment, and localcultural production in eighteenth-century British poetry.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Birds in Eighteenth-Century Literature
Book Subtitle
Reason, Emotion, and Ornithology, 1700–1840
Editors
  • Brycchan Carey
  • Sayre Greenfield
  • Anne Milne
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-32792-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-32792-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-32791-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 284
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations
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