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The Resource Criminals as animals from Shakespeare to Lombroso, Greta Olson

Criminals as animals from Shakespeare to Lombroso, Greta Olson

Label
Criminals as animals from Shakespeare to Lombroso
Title
Criminals as animals from Shakespeare to Lombroso
Statement of responsibility
Greta Olson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Olson, Greta
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR151.C74
LC item number
O57 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Law & literature
Series volume
v. 8
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  • English literature
  • Criminals in literature
  • Animals in literature
  • Human-animal relationships in literature
Label
Criminals as animals from Shakespeare to Lombroso, Greta Olson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tracing the history of the criminal-animal metaphor -- Part 1: Creating 'criminal beasts' in Early Modern literature and law. Catching conies with Thomas Harman, Robert Green, and Thomas Dekker ; Richard III's animalistic criminal body ; Of a howling murderer: The Duke of Malfi ; Ben Jonson's comedies of gulling rogues -- Part II: Humanizing animals and 'animalizing' the lower orders during the long eighteenth century. Introduction to Part II: Eighteenth-century changes in the criminal-animal trope ; Colonialism and the 'criminal beast' in Robinson Crusoe and Gulliver's travels ; William Hogarth's The four stages of cruelty: sympathizing with animals and denigrating the lower orders as beasts ; The prisoner as suffering animal: Caleb Williams's revision of the criminal-animal metaphor -- Part III: Reinstating the 'criminal beast' during the nineteenth century. Introduction to Part III: The nineteenth century's delineation of the criminal class ; Charles Dickens's contradictions ; The criminal-animal metaphor and Lombrosian criminology ; Coda
Control code
866930872
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 354 pages
Isbn
9783110339772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)866930872
Label
Criminals as animals from Shakespeare to Lombroso, Greta Olson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [315]-340) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tracing the history of the criminal-animal metaphor -- Part 1: Creating 'criminal beasts' in Early Modern literature and law. Catching conies with Thomas Harman, Robert Green, and Thomas Dekker ; Richard III's animalistic criminal body ; Of a howling murderer: The Duke of Malfi ; Ben Jonson's comedies of gulling rogues -- Part II: Humanizing animals and 'animalizing' the lower orders during the long eighteenth century. Introduction to Part II: Eighteenth-century changes in the criminal-animal trope ; Colonialism and the 'criminal beast' in Robinson Crusoe and Gulliver's travels ; William Hogarth's The four stages of cruelty: sympathizing with animals and denigrating the lower orders as beasts ; The prisoner as suffering animal: Caleb Williams's revision of the criminal-animal metaphor -- Part III: Reinstating the 'criminal beast' during the nineteenth century. Introduction to Part III: The nineteenth century's delineation of the criminal class ; Charles Dickens's contradictions ; The criminal-animal metaphor and Lombrosian criminology ; Coda
Control code
866930872
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 354 pages
Isbn
9783110339772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)866930872

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