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Romanticism and animal rights

by Perkins, David

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Animals in literature.,
    • English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Animal welfare -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Animal welfare -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Animal rights -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Animal rights -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Human-animal relationships in literature.,
    • Romanticism -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-174) and index.

      StatementDavid Perkins.
      SeriesCambridge studies in Romanticism ;, 58
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR468.A56 P47 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3684587M
      ISBN 100521829410
      LC Control Number2003046082

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Romanticism and Animal Rights shows how English Romantic writing took up issues of what we now call animal rights. In this respect it joins the growing number of studies that seek precedents or affinities in English Romanticism for our own ecological : Hardcover.

Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these arguments in a social and economic context so different from the cturer: Cambridge University Press.

Demonstrating how English Romantic writing took up issues of what we now call animal rights, this study joins the growing number of studies that seek precedents or affinities in English Romanticism for ecological concerns. An unprecedented amount of writing advocated kindness to animals in England during the second half of the eighteenth century/5.

Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these arguments in a social and economic context so different from the : David Perkins. Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these arguments in a social and economic context so different from the present.

Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these arguments in a social and economic context so different from the present/5(12). Read this book on Questia. Fellow feeling for animals, compassion, kindness, friendship, and affection are expressed in every time and place and culture, in primordial artifacts, Egyptian tombs, Homer’s description of the old dog Argos, as much as in Henry Moore’s drawings of sheep.

Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these arguments in a social and economic context so different from the present. The book shows how extensively English Romantic writing took up issues of what we now call animal rights.

In this respect it joins the grow-ing number of studies that seek precedents or affinities in English - Romanticism and Animal Rights David Perkins Frontmatter More information.

xii. 4 Romanticism and Animal Rights rescuing slaves, prisoners, foundlings, and other human victims was likely to feel a kindred impulse with respect to animals, and many an animal lover also supported other humanitarian causes. But the latter part of this statement requires two qualifications.

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Bentham's claim for animal rights, seen as radical in its own time and often in ours as well, has served as a source of inspiration for the Animal Liberation movement philosophically inaugurated by Peter singer's book Animal Liberation (in which the above line is quoted).

Romanticism and Animal Rights - by David Perkins October Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie : David Perkins.

In England in the second half of the eighteenth century an unprecedented amount of writing urged kindness to animals: from sermons and encyclopedias to the work of the great Romantic poets.

Romanticism and Animal Rights shows how English Romantic writing took. Romanticism and Animal Rights and Kindred Brutes focus on sentiments towards, as well as the plight and use of, animals at a time when the rights of animals were hotly debated and when humankind was desperately trying to decipher (i.e., to distinguish) its own significance within the Chain of Being.

Both texts mark a cultural turning-point, or at least a crucial point of departure, in the. Romanticism and Animal Rights discusses the arguments writers used, and the particular meanings of these After introductory chapters, the material is divided according to specific practices that particularly influenced feeling or aroused protest: pet keeping, hunting, baiting, working animals, eating them, and the various harms inflicted on wild birds.

Then & Now Some cultures in present-day society, however, actually share similar views that are reminiscent of the romantic period.

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At the end of the 18 th century and well into the 19 th, Romanticism quickly spread throughout Europe and the United States to challenge the rational ideal held so tightly during the artists emphasized that sense and emotions - not simply reason and order - were equally important means of understanding and experiencing the g: animal rights.

The book’s novel approach focuses on the role of aesthetic taste in the Romantic understanding of the animal. Concentrating on the discourses of the sublime, the beautiful, and the ugly, Heymans argues that the Romantics’ aesthetic views of animality influenced—and were influenced by—their moral, scientific, political, and theological Cited by: The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights by Ingrid E.

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Romantic Period: Animal Rights 1. Romantic Conflicts The Fight for Animal Rights Romantic Conflicts 2. History of Concern for Animals The suffering of animals became a matter of concern in the 18th century Exploitation in transportation of people and goods (horses, donkeys) Scientific experiments Hunting and baiting Slaughterhouse and cooking Untilwhen Parliament .Romanticism, attitude or intellectual orientation that characterized many works of literature, painting, music, architecture, criticism, and historiography in Western civilization over a period from the late 18th to the midth century.

Romanticism can be seen as a rejection of the precepts of order, calm, harmony, balance, idealization, and rationality that typified Classicism in general and Missing: animal rights.