The Resource Pets and domesticity in Victorian culture : animality, queer relations, and the Victorian family, Monica Flegel

Pets and domesticity in Victorian culture : animality, queer relations, and the Victorian family, Monica Flegel

Label
Pets and domesticity in Victorian culture : animality, queer relations, and the Victorian family
Title
Pets and domesticity in Victorian culture
Title remainder
animality, queer relations, and the Victorian family
Statement of responsibility
Monica Flegel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the ""natural"" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the family's dependents, and to the common familial ""outcasts"" who populate Victorian literature and culture: the orphan, the spinster, the bachelor, and the same-sex couple. Drawing upon both animal studies and queer theory, this study stresses the importance of the domestic pet in elucidating normat
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.9/36209034
Index
index present
LC call number
PR468.A56
LC item number
F58 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in nineteenth-century literature
Series volume
14
Label
Pets and domesticity in Victorian culture : animality, queer relations, and the Victorian family, Monica Flegel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Animals in the family: pet relations in Victorian literature and culture -- Love me, love my dog: the role of the pet in rituals of courtship, domesticity, and parenthood -- Becoming crazy cat lady: women and their pets in the domestic circle -- Pets and patriarchy: bachelors, villains, and their animal companions -- Household pets, waifs and strays: children and animals inside and outside the Victorian home -- Conclusion: Animals and their families
Control code
ocn903488984
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138832831
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34653041
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)903488984
  • ebl1317564863

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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