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The Breathless Zoo: Taxidermy and the Cultures of Longing by Rachel Poliquin

By Rachel Poliquin

From sixteenth-century cupboards of wonders to modern animal artwork, The Breathless Zoo: Taxidermy and the Cultures of Longing examines the cultural and poetic heritage of retaining animals in full of life postures. yet why may an individual are looking to protect an animal, and what's this animal-thing now? Rachel Poliquin means that taxidermy is entwined with the long-lasting human longing to discover that means with and in the wildlife. Her learn attracts out the longings on the center of taxidermy the eager for ask yourself, good looks, spectacle, order, narrative, allegory, and remembrance. In so doing, The Breathless Zoo explores the animal spectacles wanted by way of specific groups, human assumptions of superiority, the yearnings for hidden truths inside animal shape, and the loneliness and longing that hang-out our unusual human life, being either inside and except nature.

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