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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
Animalibus.
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.)
9780271053721
0271053720
0271053739
9780271053738
9780271053981
0271053984
9780271059624
0271059621
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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