John Beusterien's Canines in Cervantes and Velázquez: An Animal Studies PDF

By John Beusterien

ISBN-10: 113827190X

ISBN-13: 9781138271906

ISBN-10: 1409457133

ISBN-13: 9781409457138

The examine of the production of canines breeds in early sleek Europe, particularly Spain, illustrates the various constructs opposed to which notions of human identification have been cast. This booklet is the 1st accomplished heritage of early sleek Spanish canines and it evaluates how of Spain’s so much celebrated and canonical cultural figures of this era, the artist Diego Velázquez and the writer Miguel de Cervantes, considerably query humankind’s sixteenth-century anthropocentric self-fashioning. in most cases, this research illuminates how Animal experiences can supply new views to knowing Hispanism, giving readers a clean method of the ancient, literary and inventive complexity of early smooth Spain.

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