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Author Poliquin, Rachel, 1975-
Title The breathless zoo : taxidermy and the cultures of longing / Rachel Poliquin.
Imprint University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012.

Author Poliquin, Rachel, 1975-
Series Animalibus : of animals and cultures
Subject Taxidermy -- History.
Taxidermy -- Social aspects.
Taxidermy -- Psychological aspects.
Human-animal relationships.
Desire -- Social aspects.
Animals in art.
Animals in literature.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 259 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Summary "A cultural and poetic analysis of the art and science of taxidermy, from sixteenth-century cabinets of wonders to contemporary animal art"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Wonder -- Beauty -- Spectacle -- Order -- Narrative -- Allegory -- Remembrance.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780271059617 (electronic bk.)
0271059613 (electronic bk.)
9780271055633 (electronic bk.)
0271055634 (electronic bk.)
9780271068640 (electronic bk.)
0271068647 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 40021346557
OCLC # 846496639
Additional Format Print version: Poliquin, Rachel, 1975- Breathless zoo. University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012 9780271053721 (DLC) 2011045700 (OCoLC)767255266

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